Samhain Blog 2018

Samhain Blog 2018

As we approach the time of Samhain, which is both the end and the beginning of the Celtic year, let us reflect on that period of time just passed that we call the Celtic Year. In many ways it was a strange year, especially in relation to the seasons and the...
Summer Solstice Blog 2018

Summer Solstice Blog 2018

As we approach the Summer Solstice which happen on June 21st in the Northern   hemisphere let us give thanks for the wonderful light that shines so brightly even when the skies are grey.  As we marvel at these wonderfully long summer days and the...
Bealtaine Blog 2018

Bealtaine Blog 2018

Innié á La Bealtaine    Tuesday May 1st traditionally considered La Bealtaine and the beginning of the summer season in Ireland. Samhain and Bealtaine are the two most important festivals within the Celtic year calendar, marking the...
Samhain Blog 2018

Samhain 2017 Blog

We have just moved past the full moon and last Sunday we celebrated the festival of Samhain with a powerful ritual here at An Cuige Ravensdale Dundalk.  This ritual celebration of the Samhain festival prepares us to enter more fully into the energy of this...
Bealtaine Blog 2017

Bealtaine Blog 2017

May-time in Ireland is a truly magnificent event in time. The natural world bursts forth from its period of hibernation and inner growth.  Everywhere the fertility and fecundity of the earth is visible and the sense of aliveness throughout the country-side is...
Spring Equinox Blog 2017

Spring Equinox Blog 2017

We have just passed through the Spring Equinox.  Now it seems certain that Spring has arrived and that the new life, which emerged from the darkness of winter at Imbolc (Feb 1st), will continue to grow unfold and blossom into full potential as the year unfolds...