Irish Traditions

Newgrange & Winter Solstice

As we approach the Winter Solstice, I wanted to share some wisdom about Sí an Bhrú (Newgrange) in Ireland, an incredible 5,200 year old sacred monument that aligns with the solstice sunrise. Womb-like in nature, this burial mound is steeped in archeological, astronomical, and mythological wisdom that provides a window into the ancient past.

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Ancestral Healing

The Emigration Wound, The American Wake & Healing the Divide

During the season of Samhain as I sat in communion with my ancestors, the wound of emigration surfaced very strongly in my ancestral memory. I felt compelled to write about this and the ways in which we might heal the divide between Ireland & the diaspora through the acknowledgement of our ancestral stories.

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Goddess Wisdom

Meeting the Mórrígan at Oweynegat

On my recent pilgrimage to Ireland I visited Oweynegat, a cave in Co. Roscommon, known as the birthplace of Samhain. Here are my reflections on darkness, wisdom from the Otherworld, and meeting The Mórrígan.

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Personal Story

Pilgrimage as a Quest for the Soul: Reflections from Ireland

On my recent pilgrimage to Ireland I spent three weeks wandering the wild places, connecting with the stories of the land, listening to the voices of Ireland’s ancient goddesses, and more. Here are some of my heartfelt reflections on pilgrimage as a quest for the soul.

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Moon Wisdom & Rituals

Is there a Celtic Moon Goddess?

As a wisdom keeper of the Irish traditions, I’m sometimes asked: “Is there a Celtic Moon Goddess?” While there is no singular “Celtic” goddess of the moon, here are my personal insights & reflections on 4 Irish goddesses who hold powerful lunar wisdom.

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Irish Traditions

Celebrating the Ancient Festival of Bealtaine

Bealtaine (also known as Beltane or May Day) is the Irish festival of early summer; a time of ritual, magic, fertility, purification & sexual expression. In this blog post I talk about some of the ancestral traditions of Bealtaine as an invitation for you to celebrate this sacred day.

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Goddess Wisdom

How to Start Working with Irish Goddesses

If you’re new to this path of Irish goddess wisdom you might be wondering, “How do I start working with the Irish goddesses?” In this blog I’ll share some personal insights and suggestions on how to get started.

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