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The Irish Lady, Lands End / ocean, rocks - woodblock print February 1922 - John Edgar Platt (1886-1967, U.K.)

The Irish Lady, Lands End / ocean, rocks - woodblock print February 1922 - John Edgar Platt U.

"Kerry, Ireland" by TravelPod blogger anabi-wonski from the entry "Goodbye Ireland!!" on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 in Ireland, Ireland

The Trees and Babbling Brook exchange ancient stories of the Forgotten Forest, Ireland

Danu is the great mother of the gods, of Ireland and the divine creator who birthed all things into being. She is also an earth goddess. She is connected to the Fairy Hills and has associations with Dolmens also known as a portal tomb, or portal graves.  She is the Mother of The Tuatha De Danann, the Irish Gods, which literally means the Children of Danu.

Image detail for -Celtic Goddess Danu Statue - Flowing Mother of Abundance

Meet the Irish Water Spaniel: A Water-Loving "Irishtocrat" - Dogster

Dogs That Won’t Make You Sneeze - of 44 Irish Water Spaniel American Kennel Club Ranking: 144 The easy-to-train, hypoallergenic canine has a water-repellant coat, and are easy to clean without much shedding.

Celtic Pebble Toss    After the wedding, have your guests participate in the Celtic pebble toss, an ode to ancient seaside marriages meant to appease the gods. Have your guests cast small stones into the water and make a wish for the happy couple's future.

Celtic Pebble Toss

After the wedding, have your guests participate in the Celtic pebble toss, an ode to ancient seaside marriages meant to appease the gods. Have your guests cast small stones into the water and make a wish for the happy couple's future. (very neat idea)

Ardara, Co Donegal, Ireland Waterfall. I am very happy to connect with you. http://dulichkhanhhoa.net.vn

Ardara, Co Donegal, Ireland Waterfall Canvas Print / Canvas Art by The Irish Image Collection

Ardara, Co Donegal, Ireland Waterfall Photograph by The Irish Image Collection - Ardara, Co Donegal, Ireland Waterfall Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale - begging Colin to take me here someday.

red-poppies:    sunsurfer:    Luck o’ the Irish, Four Leaf Clover   photo by ziggly    fucking beautiful

‘Tis said that Saint Patrick’s Day brings out the Irish in everyone! But what IS Saint Patrick’s Day? Why the Wearing of the Green? Why celebrate?

Nantosuelta - Celtic: Nature Goddess worshipped primarily in Gaul. One of her attributes was the raven, which linked her with the Irish goddess Morrígan. The raven may also connote an association with the home, with fertility, and also with the dead. There is a water attribute associated with her. She is sometimes portrayed together with Sucellus (“Good Striker”), the Gaulish god of agriculture. ---Sarah bowman artist

Nantosuelta - Celtic: Nature Goddess worshipped primarily in Gaul. One of her attributes was the raven, which linked her with the Irish goddess Morrígan. The raven may also connote an association with the home, with fertility, and also with the dead.

Irish Wedding Traditions

Mead

If you're looking for a twist on the traditional wedding booze, go with mead! Also called "honey wine," this ancient alcoholic beverage is produced

Hetalia-Scotland | The earliest report of a monster in Lake Loch Ness appears in a book written in the 7th century by Adomnán. In the book, he describes the locals burying a man by the River Ness. They explained that the man had been swimming in the river when he was attacked by a "water beast" that had mauled him and dragged him under. They tried to rescue him in a boat, but were able only to drag up his corpse.

Scotland and Nessie! I was watching Sword in the Stone yesterday and I kept thinking Arthur was England

Luck of the Irish LIGHTED glittery water globe. Plays 'When Irish Eyes are Smiling'. Porcelain gilt trimmed base with green shamrocks and a big one inside.

Luck of the Irish LIGHTED glittery water globe. Plays 'When Irish Eyes are Smiling'. Porcelain gilt trimmed base with green shamrocks and a big one inside.

THE IRISH SLAVES – WHAT THEY WILL NEVER TELL YOU IN HISTORY  http://yournewswire.com/the-irish-slaves-what-they-will-never-tell-you-in-history/

IRISH SLAVE TRADE: white slaves in the sugar plantations of Barbados. None of the Irish victims ever made it back to their homeland to describe their ordeal. These are the lost slaves; the ones that time and biased history books conveniently forgot.

Gerry Barry’s Incredible Land Art Installations Harmonize with the Irish Landscape / Working in the tradition of land art, artist Gerry Barry utilizes organic media to create epic installations on poetic landscapes across the Irish countryside. Barry’s installations often feature circular or crescent shapes, and they enhance the terrains upon which they are built. Using rocks, water, sand and landscaping, he creates ephemeral artworks that can last a day or a decade.

Gerry Barry's Incredible Land Art Installations Harmonize with the Irish Landscape

The Irish Cyclops Balor was a one-eyed god of death, and the most formidable of the Fomorii, the violent and monstrous sea gods who ruled Ireland before the arrival of the Tuatha De Danann, the “nicer” gods and goddesses.

The Irish Cyclops Balor Was a One-Eyed God of Death, and The Most Formidable of the Fomorii, the Violent and Monstrous Sea Gods Who Ruled Ireland Before the Arrival of the Tuatha De Danann, The “Nicer” Gods and Goddesses. By Artist Unknown.

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