Happy Saint Brigid’s Day!

Happy Saint Brigid’s Day!   Welcome to the day that celebrates Brigid!  My fascination with her mythology and history began years ago, which led to my writing the Brigid trilogy, which tell the story of Brigid in each of her forms: Goddess, Druid, and Saint. February 1st marks the start of spring on the Celtic calendar, also known as the festival of Imbolc. It’s…

Druids and Christians

I stood in front of the stone shafts of Clonmacnoise. Carved into the stone of this 6th century monastic site are images of possibly, pagan gods. The carvings in stone were a symbiosis of druid and Christian, the old and the new. A relatively peaceful transition occurred in Ireland. I began to question this transition – how did it happen? Was it all a…