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Celtic Gods and Heros: Celtic Gods of Mainland Europe
Speakers of Celtic languages once dominated a swath of Europe stretching from Spain to areas of modern-day Turkey. At various times in their heyday from 500 to 100 B.C., these Celtic peoples controlled what is now France, southern Germany, northern Italy,...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
(light, brightness). Irish. Considered the chief Lord of the Tuatha De Danaan, the Celtic Zeus. His archetype appears to derive from an early solar deity, and he has many epithets and sobriquets, among which: Lamhfhada, Long-arm, refering to his skill with...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo-nas-ah), August 1st, is the first harvest festival in the Celtic and Neo-Pagan Year. Like all Celtic Fire Festivals, it begins on the eve of the actual day. Although it later became known as Christian Lammas, it still survives in...
Holidays >> Lammas
Lughnasadh, The First Harvest Festival of The Year
Holidays >> Lammas
Celtic Gods and Heroes: The Gods of Ancient Ireland
Celtic peoples established themselves in Ireland about 2,500 years ago. But humans had inhabited the island long before that, as evidenced by the monument site at Newgrange dating to 3000 B.C., as well as the prehistoric megaliths at Carrowmore in Sligo, and...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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Rath Lugh Independent Survey
Feb 25, 2008 Rath Lugh National Monument Photographs by Rath Lugh Solidarity vigil .
The festival is in honour of the God Lugh who was known as the samildánach – the Lugh is associated with both the sun and, to a degree, the golden corn.
Volume 2, Issue 1, 2008 Lugh Woodfired Ceramic w/ feldspar chips
Lugh. Woodfired Ceramic w/ feldspar chips, slips. 32”h x 16”w x 16”d.
Lugh - Wild Onion Grove, ADF
Lunasa. Ritual in praise of Lugh Thou Lugh the Victorious, we make our Grove under your shield,. O Lugh of the White Horse and the Brilliant Blades.
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Irish Rep to Present 20th Anniversary Production of Dancing at Lughnasa
Winner of the 1992 Tony Award for Best Play, the work summons back the memories of the end of the summer of 1936 on the eve of the celebration of the Harvest God, Lugh.
A Blessed Lughnasadh
Lughnasadh originated as one of the four main Celtic fire festivals and was dedicated to the Celtic god Lugh/Lugus the many-skilled (or, in the case of Ireland, Lugh's foster-mother Tailtiu).
Blood Red Road
Valley Views: Touch the earth
In Ireland the festival is often called Lughnasadh, named for the Celtic deity Lugh, who sought to honor his foster mother Tailtiu.
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Lugh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lug or Lugh is an Irish deity represented in mythological texts as a hero and High King of the distant past.
Name: Lugh Lámhfada / Lugaid / Lugaidh / Lonnansclech/ Luga/ Lámfada/. 'Light' 'Long-Handed'.
Lugh - New Tara
Lugh was, and is, perhaps the most popular of the Celtic gods.
Lugh, Master of Skills
Lugh is the Celtic god honored for his skills and gifts as a craftsman. He is the god of blacksmiths, metal-workers and artisans.
Lugh gained entrance to the Tuatha De Danann by declaring himself the master of all arts--Samildánach.

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