The Myth Maze

There is a lost myth on every street corner and in every children's nursery rhyme. This blog seeks to explore some of these with you.

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Dancing at Lughnasa

Lughnasa ( or Lughnasadh) was a summer festival marking the beginning of the last quarter of the Celtic or more specifically the Irish year. The Irish year was divided into quarters, each marked by a festival, so we have the great feasts of Samhain ,  on November 1st , Imbolc on February 1st , Beltane on May 1st   and Lughnasa which  was celebrated around the 1st of August but the […]

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