Celtic Gardens and Visitor Centre

Connecting people and nature



Why Brigit?

The name Brigit means ‘Exalted One’. The name refers both to St Brigit, the powerful 6th century abbess of Kildare, and the pre-Christian Brigit, goddess for many Celtic peoples across…
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The Seasonal Turning into Lughnasa

To our Native European ancestors and specifically in Ireland, Lughnasa marks a time of community-gathering, competitions, and trading.  Lughnasa includes the months of August, September and October, and begins at…
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