What lurks at the bottom of your garden? {Yeats, faeries, and the Irish occult tradition}

Faeries in a mountain cavern : Æ : image Lissadell House

Ireland is a land awash in folklore.  Like waves crashing upon its shores, the stories create a rhythmic backdrop for life. They seep into the fabric of Being and are part of the island's DNA.  I return to Ireland in two weeks--in time to weave my Imbolc solar crosses. With returning on my mind, I share this juicy tidbit from R. F. Foster: Foster was born in Waterford and educated in both Ireland and the United States. A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, he subsequently became … [Read more...]


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