Brigid's cross, Brighid's cross, or Brigit's cross

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photo credit: Amanda Slater some rights reserved. St Brigid’s Cross Brigid’s cross, Brighid’s cross, or Brigit’s cross, often with the “Saint” prefix, or (in the Irish language) Cros Bríde, Crosóg Bríde or Bogha Bríde, though not recorded before the seventeenth century, is an Irish symbol. Though a Christian symbol, it possibly derives from the pagan […]

Brigid's cross, Brighid's cross, or Brigit's cross

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Life of St Senan, Patron of West Clare This account of the life of St. Senan, Bishop and Abbot of Iniscathaigh (now mis-named ‘Scattery Island’), is a redaction of ancient manuscripts which were used by the Franciscan hagiographer, Fr. John Colgan in his great work Acta Sanctorum Hiberniae. – Clare Library The Coming of Christianity […]

Brigid's cross, Brighid's cross, or Brigit's cross

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photo credit: Amanda Slater some rights reserved. The Celtic Cross The Celtic Rite The Columbans The Gleann Community The Irish Theological Association Islam in IrelandThe first Islamic Society in Ireland was established in 1959. It was formed by students studying in Ireland and was called the Dublin Islamic Society (later called the Islamic Foundation of […]