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  • proper noun Alternative spelling of Beltane.


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  • In Irish Gaelic the month is known as Bealtaine and the festival as Lá Bealtaine ( 'day of Bealtaine' or, 'May Day').

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  • Placenames in Ireland which contain remnants of the word 'Bealtaine' include a number of places called 'Beltany' - indicating places where Bealtaine festivities were once held.

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  • It was the ancient seat of the kings of Meath, the most sacred site in the world in Pagan times, and home of the ancient festival of the fires, Bealtaine, which attracted Egyptians up the Shannon 2,000 years ago.

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  • Then there was no mistaking what world this was: there was the distinctive western coastline of the Iapetus Ocean, and the Summer Islands just across the Bealtaine Strait.

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  • She is reborn as the beautiful young Goddess on Bealtaine, May 1st.

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  • Féile na Bealtaine is the Dingle Peninsula arts, music, drama and literature festival Breaking News

  • This year on The Hill of Tara we will be celebrating Bealtaine as never before.

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  • The wind bickered in Satanic mill sails Eyes flickered in deep thickets of trees And mists clung tight in panic to vales When Brigantia spoke her soul to me From Imbolg to Bealtaine - Business News

  • More important in pre-Christian times than Tara itself, it is the ancient site of the Bealtaine festival which celebrated the survival of the harsh winter and the fertile promise of the new season.

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  • Feile na Bealtaine is now in full swing in Dingle.

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