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Amhran nam Bandia · 1Y ago

Grian-Stad Geamhraidh 2015

 Original images by Michael Kehoe and Susan I changed very little from Carmichael's translation in the first half of this. Mostly I cut the "thees" and "thous". It's more in the second hal...
Amhran nam Bandia · 1Y ago

White people and "Indigeneity"

What is going on? You'd think after all these years of effort there would be improvement. But it seems every year we get a new batch of white noobs jumping on the ridiculous, offensive,  "Be...
Amhran nam Bandia · 1Y ago

Prophecy of the Morrígan - Memes for Samhain

Here in the mountains we've had our first snow shower, and our first hard freeze, so technically the festival of Samhain is here (despite it not yet being November).Annie and I have been con...
Amhran nam Bandia · 1Y ago

Lá Fhéile Mhacha / Là Fhèill Mìcheil / Harvest

In honour of Là Fhèill Whatever, we've made an Autumn / Lá Fhéile Mhacha / Là Fhèill Mìcheil playlist, which includes several examples of earth-honouring, community traditions that surviv...
Amhran nam Bandia · 1Y ago

Lá Fhéile Mhacha

 As seen in our Michaelmas video, the feast of St. Michael on Sep. 29 preserves many seasonal Gaelic customs, though they are mostly the same as ones observed at Lá Lúnasa or Oíche Shamhna i...
Amhran nam Bandia · 1Y ago

Gaol Naofa Memeage

Those of you who follow us on social media may have seen the memes we've been creating. We've added a page to the site to archive the ones we've done so far, and where we'll be posting more ...
Amhran nam Bandia · 1Y ago

New Video - Offerings in Gaelic Polytheism

We've been getting visual :)More details about the offerings video on our YouTube channel, and in an update over on the Gaol Naofa website.Photo credit: John McSporran, used under Creative C...
Amhran nam Bandia · 1Y ago

Manannán Statue Found! - Fáilte a Mhanannáin!

Just a brief note to thank everyone who has searched, sung, prayed, and searched some more. No news yet as to whether the damage done by the vandals can be adequately repaired, or if a new s...
Amhran nam Bandia · 1Y ago

Mooon. Sacred.

Some Gaol Naofa website updates and another video. This is supposed to be one of those new moons that, once visible, will be larger-looking than usual, low on the horizon. Haven't seen it ye...
Amhran nam Bandia · 1Y ago

Là Fhèill Brìghde 2015

This has been a busy Imbolc, so this will be brief. Here's our Là Fhèill Brìghde video. We made this last spring, so this is the first time we've had it for the festival day. We've been cont...