Tag Archives: Ireland

Ronan Coghlan on Skylight Press

Ronan Coghlan is a unique and multifarious Irish writer from Dublin now living in Bangor, Northern Ireland. A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, he has served as a schoolteacher for over 20 years, notably at Rockport, Northern Ireland and Hawkhurst … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Faith: The Witness of the Celtic Saints by Anthony Duncan

It must be said at once that there is no such thing as ‘Celtic Christianity’ as something other than the Christian Faith as it is properly handed down to us. What there is, however, is a Celtic Spirituality which is … Continue reading

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The Irish Celtic Magical Tradition by Steve Blamires

“There are dozens of legends that contain the germ of the Celtic tradition but I will concentrate on the ancient Irish legend of The Battle of Moytura. This legend, as will be shown, contains within it the essence of the … Continue reading

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Faery Loves & Faery Lais: A Collection of Breton Lais as told by Gareth Knight

“The Breton lai is a relatively short narrative poem, usually accompanied by music, that appeared in France some time about the middle of the 12th century, spread by travelling musicians and story tellers called ‘jongleurs.’ What we find important about … Continue reading

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Comparative Myth

Since the Presocratics, scholars and sages have sought to compare and contrast the mythological portents of various socio-religious cultures.  More recently and most famously, Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell have talked at length about shared psychological archetypes and the oft … Continue reading

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