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7 Magical Reveals About the Celtic Festival of Bealtaine

1. Bealtaine, Beltaine, Beltane, – which one is it? Bealtaine, Beltaine, Beltane…ye gods which one is it? All stand correct my friends. Each is a variation of the same word that tells of the same ancient fiery festival held throughout the Celtic lands of Ireland and the British Isles on May 1st. In Ireland, we […]

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Magical Ash: The Spirited One (Part 2): Ancient Ogham Tree Magic

  In our last post we explored the proud and noble ash tree. We looked at how this powerful and alluring giant has featured so prominently in Celtic (and Norse) mythology, legend, and lore for eons. We learned about the dominating masculine, cosmic energies of the ash and its sacredness to Lugh, the Celtic god […]

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Video: The Forgotten Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Ireland

An Ancient Celtic World of Forgotten Gods and Goddesses Take a step back in time, to an ancient Ireland. A time when Gods and Goddesses roamed these ancient lands. Who were these Celtic gods and goddesses? Let’s step back in time… Mother of our ancient land and water… The primordial earth mother… Mother deity of […]

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Magical Ash: The Spirited One (Part 1): Ancient Irish Ogham Tree Magic

Irish/Ogham Name for Ash Nion (pronounced Nee-un)   From the old gaelic word nionon which means heaven Symbolizes… Mastership Prosperity Justice Destiny Magical potency Health Element Water  💧 Fire  🔥 Ruling Planet The Sun, Neptune Irish Gods/Goddesses associated with Nion/Ash God Lugh and the Dagda. Ogham alphabet position Second consonant of the Ogham alphabet, Luis […]

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Magical Rowan: The Divine Inspiration (part 2) : Ancient Irish Ogham Tree Magic

  In our last post, we explored the fiery and inspirational rowan tree. We looked at how this hardy, bewitching beauty features in Irish myth and legend, as well as her connection to the Ogham tree script, and her many magically powerful qualities. These qualities included the ability to protect, inspire, and guide during life’s […]

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Magical Rowan: The Divine Inspiration (Part 1): Ancient Irish Ogham Tree Magic

Irish Name for rowan Luis (pronounced loo-ish) Symbolizes… Protection Inspiration Connection to the Otherworld Guidance and assistance through challenges Spiritual sight and divine knowledge Element Fire  🔥 Ruling Planet The Sun, Mercury Irish Gods/Goddesses associated with Luis/Rowan Goddesses Brigid and god Lugh and the Dagda. Ogham alphabet position Second consonant of the Ogham alphabet, Luis Ogham […]

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Magical Birch: The Enchantment (part 2) Ancient Irish Ogham Tree Magic

  In our last post, we explored the graceful yet resilient beauty that is birch. We looked at the mythological origins of this elegant feminine darling, her ogham connections, and her many magical and alluring qualities. These qualities included the ability to purify and cleanse, offer protection, herald new beginnings, and instill fresh hope. Birch […]

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Magical Birch: The Enchantment (Part 1) Ancient Irish Ogham Tree Magic

 The ancient ogham symbol for birch/beith Irish name Beith (pronounced ‘bey’) Symbolizes… Purification A guardian of new beginnings Bringer of hope Channeler of emotions Protection Element Water Ruling Planet Venus Irish Gods/Goddesses associated with Beith/Birch Goddesses Brigid and Danu and god Lugh Ogham alphabet position Beith or birch is the name of the first letter […]

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The Mysterious and Powerful Ancient Irish Ogham Code

  Ireland is a truly ancient land awash with mystery and myth, spellbinding beauty, and fascinating stories. One of the most intriguing mysteries of all to be found in this enchanting country of legend and lore, is the enigmatic and powerful ogham system. This age-old code of perpendicular and intersecting lines best-known for their linkage […]

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Ancient Celtic Tree Magic: The Deep Reverence of Trees in Bygone Ireland

  The Celtic tree of life or Crann Bethadh was a hugely significant symbol in ancient Celtic tradition. Among its many meanings, one of its most beautiful is how it is said to symbolize the interconnectedness of life… The Crann Bethadh, Celtic Tree of Life, symbolises the interconnectedness of life …With its branches stretching high […]

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