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Samhain – Symbols and Symbolism

Samhain is a pagan festival which signified the darker part of the year, marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. As the Wheel of ...

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Ogham Symbols and Their Meaning – A List

The ancient Celts didn’t have a written language, but they had a mysterious set of sigils known as the Ogham. These sigils were used to represent certain ...

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Celtic Dragon – Mythology, Meaning and Symbolism

In Celtic mythology, dragons are powerful symbols, viewed as creatures that protect the earth, stand side by side with the gods, and have great power. They ...

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Ailm Symbol – Meaning and Significance

As a symbol of strength, the ailm had great significance in the lives of the ancient Celts. Although simple in its appearance, featuring an equal-armed ...

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Celtic Bull – Meaning and Symbolism

In Celtic culture, bulls are an important animal, who appear in many tales, serving as a powerful symbol. The bull was sometimes sacrificed to appease the ...

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The Kelpie – Scottish Mythological Creature

The kelpie is a mythological creature and one of the most famous aquatic spirits in Scottish folklore. It was believed that kelpies often transformed into ...

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Leanan Sidhe –Demonic Irish Seductresses

One of many stunningly beautiful but also treacherous fairy women in Irish mythology, the Leanan Sidhe is the bane of Irish artists, writers, and musicians. ...

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Gáe Bulg – Celtic Spear of Death

The Celtic mythology of Ireland and Scotland is home to many fascinating weapons but none can match the gruesome Gae Bulg. The spear of the feared Irish ...

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Aos Sí – Ancestors of Ireland

Irish mythology is full of creatures and beings, many of which are unique. One such category of beings is the Aos Sí. Considered to be the ancestors of the ...

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Fear Gorta –Irish “Good Luck” Zombies

Most cultures and religions seem to have one version of a zombie-like creature or another, but few are as peculiar as the Fear Gorta. Translated as Man of ...

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