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The Rites of Brigid

Goddess and Saint

Author(s): N/A

ISBN13: 9781856074834

ISBN10: 1856074838

Publisher: Columba Press (1 Jan 2005)

Extent: 260 pages

Binding: Paperback

Size: 2 x 13.6 x 21.1 cm

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  • February 1st was the feast of Imbolg in the old Celtic year and it marked the beginning of Spring. It was Christianised eventually and adapted as the Feast of St. Brigid. A large variety of customs and traditions are still associated with the feast till this day, many of which date back to the pagan Celtic days.In this book, Seán Ó Duinn OSB, collects these rites and rituals, describes them and shows their relevance at various stages in history and today. He also identifies the places and areas associated with particular customs and traditions.
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