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Brigit

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Exalted one. Irish and British.

A triplicity of Goddesses associated with Fire and smithcraft, with poetry, and with motherhood and childbirth. As an individual, she is a daughter of the Daghda. In pre-Roman Britain, she was the tutelary Goddess of the Brigantes tribe, and like so many Celtic Goddesses, she has some riverine associations. She was conflated into Christian mythology as Saint Brigit.

Suggested Pdf Resources

Triple Goddess Brigit
Brigit's feast, Imbolc, is celebrated on the first of February.
The True Patron of Ireland: Saint Brigit and the Rise of Celtic
The Last Days of Celtic Christianity and the Resurrection of Saint Brigit .
Brigit: Soulsmith for the New Millennium
liberate the traditions and legends surrounding the spirit of Brigit.
The Festival of Brigit the Holy Woman - DIAS
Brigit is the Celtic Saint and Goddess of Poetry, Healing and
Ireland. St. Brigit is often referred to as Muire na nGael “Mary of the Gael”.

Suggested News Resources

Mistrial declared in Kansas baby death case
A mistrial was declared Friday in Reno County District Court for 20-year-old Brigit Hippen, who was 18 when her daughter died in February 2010 in their Hutchinson apartment. The Hutchinson News reports (http://bit.
Doctor: Hutch Mom Agonized Over Killing Baby With Hair Dryer
Brigit Hippin, 19, sobbed loudly Wednesday as a prosecutor showed a jury the autopsy pictures of her 3-month-old daughter. Little Karina Perez, just 3-months-old, died in February, 2010, when Hippin used an electric hair dryer to warm the baby.
In-law units help homeowners pay bills, care for relatives
On the lower balcony is Brigit Bacon, who rented the home's studio apartment. The Tuer family on a balcony of their home near Vancouver. On the lower balcony is Brigit Bacon, who rented the home's studio apartment.
SOCCER: Ball State hosts No. 19 Illinois
Brigit Reder attempts to block a kick from a Bowling Green last season. Ball State opens their home campaign against Illinois at 4 pm Illinois is not a team that eases into the flow of a game.
What's in a name? St. Brides in Chesapeake
St. Brides is a variant of St. Brigid (or Brigit) of Kildare, one of Ireland's most beloved saints.

Suggested Web Resources

Brigid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Irish mythology, Brigit or Brighid ("exalted one") was the daughter of the Dagda and one of the Tuatha Dé Danann.
Entrance to the shrine of Brigit Celtic Gaelic Irish Mother Goddess
You are about to enter the shrine of the ancient gaelic-celtic goddess Brigit.
Brigit: The Survival of a Goddess
Referred to as Bride, Bridey, Brighid, Brigit, Briggidda, Brigantia, I am using Her name, Brigid, here.
Celtic Goddess Brigit Datasheet
Brigit was the goddess of fertility. She had three sons who collectively fathered one son, her grandson Ecne or Knowledge.
Brigit's Forge
Brigit's Forge is dedicated to the Celtic Brigit. It contains information about Celtic mythology and folklore relating to Brigit and to poetry, healing and smithcraft.