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Remembering by Melissa Bond

the beautiful Celtic Goddess Brighid Not Norse, but both join later in Ireland

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Logo Image for the Celtic Harp group of ladies called "Girotondo d'Arpe" [link] Here you can see the CD Cover design [link] We are in a hurry as usual, .

Danu is the great mother of the gods, of Ireland and the divine creator who birthed all things into being. She is also an earth goddess. She is connected to the Fairy Hills and has associations with Dolmens also known as a portal tomb, or portal graves.  She is the Mother of The Tuatha De Danann, the Irish Gods, which literally means the Children of Danu.

Image detail for -Celtic Goddess Danu Statue - Flowing Mother of Abundance

Brenda Erickson - Orobouros - Baum des Lebens

Poster Orobouros - Baum des Lebens

23silence:  Sir John Lavery (1856-1941) - Mrs. Lavery

Portrait of Lady Lavery as Kathleen Ni Houlihan, " In 1928 the Currency Commission issued the first series of Free State banknotes in seven denominations. Sir John Lavery was commissioned to paint a portrait, symbolic of Erin, as their main feature.

The Harp is to Music what Music is to Life, Carlos Salzedo

The Harp is to Music what Music is to Life, Carlos Salzedo

Based on the ancient folklore, the Irish harp is one of the world’s oldest instruments. The ancient Irish kings employed harpist to entertain them. At one sad point in Irish history conquering invaders made it illegal to posses an Irish harp and set out to burn every harp in Ireland in an attempt to kill the “Irish spirit”. Greatly honored, the harp is the national emblem of Ireland.

The Celtic Harp has been played in Ireland since ancient times. It has been used extensively as the emblem of Ireland. It is used by the Irish government and by Guinness our national drink. This piece is high by wide and weighs approximately 800 grammes.

Jim Fitzpatrick - Bard (1984)

Showcase - Bard, 1984 - Cover painting for Bard: Odyssey of the Irish by Morgan Llywelyn

Celtic musicians. Music is thought to have played a powerful role in early Scotland.  This 10th century carving from Lethendy Tower in Perthshire shows Pictish harp, Irish pipes and drum.

Celtic musicians with Cat ~ Music is thought to have played a powerful role in early Scotland. This century carving from Lethendy Tower in Perthshire shows Pictish harp, Irish pipes and drum.

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