My first speaking event, in conjunction with Anthony Murphy of Muthical Ireland, discoverer of Drone Henge, hosted by David Halpin of Circle Stories,
The legend of the veiled one Who was the Cailleach Bheara? She appears as a mysterious and shadowy figure hovering around the edges of Irish folklore and myth, yet very little is known about her. The word cailleach has… Read More
It being the season that it is, and the big event drawing ever nearer, my mind has been wandering over the tragic legend of Tlachtga, and so this circular poem is inspired by her, and dedicated to her.
Imbolc is one of four ancient Celtic/ Gaelic festivals, the others being Beltaine, celebrated on May 1st; Lughnasadh, on Aug 1st; and Samhain, held on Nov 1st. Imbolc (pronounced I-molk) falls half way between the winter solstice and… Read More