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  • proper n. A Gaelic/Celtic holiday celebrated on the full moon nearest the midpoint between the summer solstice and autumnal equinox, during the time of the harvesting.


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  • It seemed to me there had been something about Lammas Eve, that the ancient Irish called Lughnasadh, in Father Roderic's diaries.

    In Celebration Of Lammas Night

  • About 5: 30, we headed to Beavertail for an informal Lughnasadh ceremony.

    The Whore's Daughter

  • Spooky baked some very yummy muffins for Lughnasadh (apple, cinnamon, walnuts, and dates).

    The Whore's Daughter

  • Samhain marks the end of the harvest which began at Lughnasadh.

    Samhain: The Other World

  • A similar Lughnasadh festival was held at Carmun whose exact location is under dispute.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • In Celtic mythology, the Lughnasadh festival is said to have been begun by the god Lugh, as a funeral feast and games commemorating his foster-mother, Tailtiu, who died of exhaustion after clearing the plains of Ireland for agriculture.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The festival took place every year at Lughnasadh August 1, and the trial marriage would last until the next Lughnasadh festival.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Welcome to "The Gods Are Bored" on Lughnasadh, 2008!

    Lughnasadh 2008

  • As always, a brilliant post : A very bless├Ęd Lughnasadh to you and your family!

    Lughnasadh 2008

  • Sunday our Druid Grove held its Lughnasadh ceremony, undaunted by extremely bad weather.

    The Big, Broad, Flexible Christian


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