Saint Brigid’s Day / Imbolc
Saint Brigid’s Day, February 1st., the beginning of the season of spring in Ireland.
“Anois teacht an earraigh,Beidh an la dul chun sineadh…”-Antaine O Raifteiri
Saint Brigid’s Cloak
Leave Brigid’s cloak outdoors on Saint Brigid’s Eve from sunset to sunrise on Saint Brigid’s Day.
The moisture absorbed by the cloak represents the healing power of Brigid and provides protection from ill health during the coming year.
Festival of Imbolc
Imbolc is the Celtic festival, that marks the beginning of the second quarter of the Celtic year and the first day of spring. In the Celtic tradition, we celebrate the goddess Brigid on this day.