All Blog Posts Tagged 'Mythology' (66)

Discuss Halloween Origins and Traditions with Author Joe McGowan

 

This Thursday, October 31st (Halloween), members of The Wild Geese will have the chance to join in on a LIVE community chat with author and historian, …

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Added by The Wild Geese on October 29, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments


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Irish Procreation an 8th Wonder of the World?

From a Kinsey study conducted in the late 1950s/early 1960s with a focus on women. Inis Beag  http://www.broadsheet.ie/2013/07/31/the-story-of-oh/

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on August 6, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

1st August, Feast of the god Lugh

An interesting piece here from the 'Cultural Heritage Ireland' site, delving back into the Annals of the Four Masters to find reference to the great fair held annually on 1st August in Co Meath.…

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Added by Gerard Cappa on August 1, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments


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Her Name is Sheela, and She Commands Your Attention

Strutting their genitalia, Sheela-na-Gigs remain a provocative presence in ancient Irish churches. Part 2 of the 3-part series ‘When The Goddess Ruled’

By Ronnie T. Stout-Kopp

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Added by Joe Gannon on February 19, 2013 at 8:30pm — 5 Comments


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Brigit: The Goddess Who Became a Woman, and a Saint

In Part 3 of WG's 3-part series "When the Goddess Ruled," Ronnie Drew-Kopp explains why Brigit remains a uniquely Irish figurehead, with a legacy of both Goddess and Christian saint.

By Ronnie T. Stout-Kopp

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Added by Joe Gannon on February 19, 2013 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment


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When the Goddess Ruled

The first of a three-part series recalling the time before Patrick, before Jesus, even, when Goddesses, such as Maeve, Eriu, Banba, Fotla, and many others, dominated the panoply of Celtic deities.

Part 1: The Mists of Time…

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Added by Joe Gannon on February 19, 2013 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

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