Lughnasadh

This is the name of the ancient Celtic festival of the Harvest, observed tomorrow, August 1st. The name is derived from Lugh (pronounced ‘loo’), a Celtic deity of light and wisdom. Lughnasadh celebrates the season for gathering the fruits of one’s labors. For the ancient Celts, this was the corn, oats, and grains, and the … Read more

The Celtic festival of Lughnasadh

Lughnasadh              This is the name of the ancient Celtic festival of the harvest. It celebrated the season for gathering the fruits of one’s labors; the corn, oats, and grains, and planted summer bounty. The name is derived from Lugh (pronounced ‘loo’), a Celtic deity of light and wisdom. At Lughnasadh, bread from the first … Read more