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Solstice Blessings! – Philip Carr-Gomm

A Poem for the Solstice… The Arrival of the Past You wake wanting the dream you left behind in sleep, water washing through everything, clearing away sediment of years, uncovering the lost an… Source: Solstice Blessings! – Philip Carr-Gomm

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Midsummer’s Eve in Ireland – thefadingyear

Midsummer’s Eve- 21 June; A hundred years ago, and for many centuries before, Midsummer’s Eve was celebrated throughout Ireland on the 23 June, that is, on Saint John’s Eve. The bonfire was central… Source: Midsummer’s Eve in Ireland – thefadingyear

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Ness of Brodgar on film | Orkney.com

The Ness of Brodgar archaeological excavation in Orkney has been the focus of a documentary short by two US photographer and documentary makers. Source: Ness of Brodgar on film | Orkney.com

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Medieval Marriage in Ireland – Lora O’Brien

Irish History, Irish Society, Spirituality, Uncategorized Tagged With: Civil Rights, Gaelic Ireland, Irish Spiritual Practice, Marriage, Medieval, Spirituality Source: Medieval Marriage in Ireland – Lora O’Brien

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10 Insane Rulers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

There’s a long list of insane people who have held positions of power. It’s kind of in the job description. Here are the most insane rulers of them all. Source: 10 Insane Rulers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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Scribal complaints: Early medieval English copyists and their colophons « Dutch Anglo-Saxonist

“God helpe minum handum” – God help my hands. Making manuscripts was hard work, as these early medieval English colophons reveal. Source: Scribal complaints: Early medieval English copyists and their colophons « Dutch Anglo-Saxonist

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Living Liminally: An Amadán na Bruidhne – The Fairy Fool

Source: Living Liminally: An Amadán na Bruidhne – The Fairy Fool

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Why Are There Violent Rabbits In The Margins Of Medieval Manuscripts? | Jon Kaneko-James

Finally, there’s this image of a dog jousting against a rabbit who is riding a snail-man. Source: Why Are There Violent Rabbits In The Margins Of Medieval Manuscripts? | Jon Kaneko-James

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CELTICLADY’S REVIEWS: Call of the Morrigú by Christy Nicholas Book Spotlight!

Celticlady’s Reviews is a blog I created for my love of reading. Book reviews and product reviews. Book spotlights are featured also Source: CELTICLADY’S REVIEWS: Call of the Morrigú by Christy Nicholas Book Spotlight!

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Early medieval houses in Ireland: some perspectives from archaeology, early Irish history, and experimental archaeology – Early Medieval Ireland and Beyond

Sunday 28th May 2017 Aidan O’Sullivan, Brendan O’Neill and Eileen Reilly Early medieval houses in Ireland, as elsewhere, were the places where people slept, worked on crafts, prepared and consumed … Source: Early medieval houses in Ireland: some perspectives from

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