Loving life at Lughnasadh

August 1st is Lughnasadh: the start of the harvest season in Ireland. This ancient festival began long ago in honour of Tailtiu, the irish Goddess of endurance. From the the ancient Irish annals: " And he (Lugh) ordered fires to be kindled, and keening to be made, and games and sports to be held in… Continue reading Loving life at Lughnasadh

August 1st is Lughnasadh: the start of the harvest season in Ireland. This ancient festival began long ago in honour of Tailtiu, the irish Goddess of endurance. From the the ancient Irish annals: ” And he (Lugh) ordered fires to be kindled, and keening to be made, and games and sports to be held in…… Continue reading Loving life at Lughnasadh

Art is a living animal.

There is a lot to celebrate at Lughnasadh, and today a delightful delivery arrived. ‘Fur, Feather, Pen’ features writing and photographs from James Anthony, Neil Bronsan, Paul Buttimer, Barbara Derbyshire, Priscilla Donovan, Nicki Griffin, Jenny Horgan, Matt Moloney, Jamie O’Halloran, and myself. There was no endless form-filling or adminstration mountains to climb and repeat in…… Continue reading Art is a living animal.