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October 23, 2023

Are myths just fireside stories? What can they teach us about the past and ourselves today? Join me as we explore some the archetypal symbolic meanings attributed the various Gaelic Gods and Goddesses from a psychological perspective, giving meaning to the old legends...

October 16, 2023

From Éire to the Republic of Ireland

The name of the State is Éire, or, in the English language, Ireland.

- Constitution of Ireland, Article 4.

Ireland was once called Éiru after a goddess queen of the Tuatha Dé Danann, the wife of Mac Gréine, and it is from this ancient...

October 9, 2023

The Land of a Thousand Welcomes

Céad Míle Fáilte, this common Irish greeting for travelers arriving at these shores literally translates to mean ‘a hundred thousand welcomes’. But this affectionate name for Ireland is due in large part to the importance given to hospita...

October 7, 2023

At the start of October I had the dual pleasure of making my first trip to Iceland, where I also got to hear eminent scholar David Friedman's analysis of ancient Icelandic Feud Law during European Students For Liberty Iceland's Annual Conference.

Notable parallels and i...

October 2, 2023

The Emerald Isle

The following verse contains the first printed example of the term ‘Emerald Isle’ being used in reference to Ireland. William Drennan, a Belfast born poet, was also a successful physician and radical political activist who no doubt chose this poetic ada...

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