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Bealtaine and the Fire of Summer

May 03, 2020 - Bealtaine the ancient marker that welcomes the arrival of summer comes to us in or around the 1st of May; the celestial...
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Teach Bhride Ancient Spaces-Ullard

May 10, 2019 - Ullard not very far from the water's edge of the river Barrow as it meanders South into Graiguenamanagh, to its tidal po...
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Tullow Tulach

March 11, 2019 - Tullow sits on the gentle River Slaney in some of the richest arable farmland in Ireland. In our more ancient history, T...
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Imbolg in Teach Bhride Ancient Spaces

February 05, 2019 - We are so sorry our Blog space to celebrate the arrival of Imbolg, has been delayed by server and platform problems. Nev...
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Teach Bhride Ancient Spaces - Killoughternane

December 17, 2018 - Only the skyline and associated weather tells me we are approaching yet again another Winter Solistice. Otherwise my he...
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November 22, 2018 - Anamcara Clonmore sits in the north east of County Carlow a few kilometres from Hacketstown. The remains of its ecclesi...
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Ryan's Daughter Revisited

October 24, 2018 - Director David Lean chose this picturesque location for his 1970 film, 'Ryan's Daughter' starring Sarah Miles in the tit...
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Teach Bhride Ancient Spaces: Sleaty-Sleibhte

October 24, 2018 - Just four kilometres north west from Carlow's town centre on the way to Knockbeg we find Sleaty. Standing in a small fie...
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Teach Bhride Ancient Spaces: Killeshin - Glean Uiseann,

October 23, 2018 - Killeshin, Glean Uiseann - of Ossain, Uissin - the Bard - son of Fin Mac Cumhail. When we pause and Reflect in Places l...
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Teach Bhride Ancient Spaces

September 19, 2018 - Teach Bhride Ancient Spaces. For its size Carlow and its hinterland has one of the largest numbers of ancient and sacre...
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Irelands Ancient East, it's all around us.

June 02, 2018 - St Mullins, South counnty Carlow. The early site of St Moling is here. A man who shared his world by fighting off the po...
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Underfoot, Common, and Beautiful

May 20, 2016 - As often is the case, being in such a visual culture we often miss things that can help give us a bit of equlibrium. Oft...
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Kilkenny

May 04, 2015 - Kilkenny... a small city by any standards but a place brimming with history, culture, musicality and a wonderful vibe. L...
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Mad Irishmen of Humble intent Carlow

January 27, 2014 - Mad Irishmen Over a bit of time it's easy to see where stories, community and culture converged in the landscape of Cou...
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