St bridget of ireland

Learn about the inspiring life of St. Bridget of Ireland, a beloved saint known for her piety and charitable work. Explore her impact on Irish culture and her enduring legacy in the Catholic Church.
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Thank you so much to Bairbre O'Hogan, whose mother was a friend of Winifred M Letts when she lived in Ireland. Bairbre reminded me that today - 1st February - is St. Brigid's day and sent me a scan of this beautiful poster, which the poet gave to Bairbre when she was born. The image of St. Brigid, lambs and dandelion, was painted by Winifred's stepdaughter, Kathleen Verschoyle and was printed by the Cuala Press in Dublin. The poem was written by Winifred M. Letts. As a child, Bairbre…

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Celtic Danu is also identified with Brigit, Goddess of Knowledge Danu is also identified with Brigit, goddess of knowledge (dán), perhaps through a folk-etymology. She was worshipped by poets, and had two sisters of the same name connected with leechcraft and smithwork.They are duplicates or local forms of Brigit, a goddess of culture and of poetry, so much loved by the Celts. She is thus the equivalent of the Gaulish goddess equated with Minerva by Cæsar, and found on inscriptions as…