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Happy Imbolg! A Mysterious Festival in the Celtic Calendar

Imbolg falls on the first week of February. The Celtic calendar had two principal festivals, Samhain in November and Bealtaine in May. Separating these two main festivals were two lesser celebrations, Imbolg (in February) and Lugnasad (in August). Of all of these seasonal festivals we know the least about Imbolg. It is believed to mark […]

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The Celtic Origins of Halloween

It is quite remarkable just how much influence the past has on our modern lives. When you scratch the surface of modern society the past often comes bursting through, a fact that some people can find quite disturbing. Nowhere is this more recognisable than our modern celebration of Halloween, when children (and some adults!) dress […]

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