Sláinte! The Feast of Lughnasa
The most joyous event of the Celtic year is Lughnasa (August 1), the beginning of the annual harvest. The Celtic calendar was structured on nature’s agricultural cycle and great festivals celebrated the start of each season: Imbolc (spring), Beltaine (summer), Lughnasa (autumn) and Samhain (winter). All honor the life-giving sun, but only Lughnasa derives itsRead more..