Category Archives: Advent

Befriending the Darkness – Winter Solstice Ritual

A Winter Solstice ritual to be held in Emmaus on Saturday, December 16th. This ritual is part of the Rhythm of the Seasons and follows on the Equinox celebration in September. The title  ‘Befriending the Darkness’ invites us to explore the power and potential of the darkness in our winter season. It is Advent time […]
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Preparing for Christmas

Enjoy a wonderful Advent Ritual Experience with Deirdre Ní Chinnéide this Saturday,  10th December at 7.30 pm, in Marino Institute of Education. Booking is necessary – email Tea, coffee and mince pies will be served at 7.00 pm. Donations to Mercants Quay Project (Homelessness and Drugs Rehabilitation). This event is hosted by Christian Brother […]
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Some Irish Christmas Traditions

Ireland, like most countries, has a number of Christmas traditions that are all of its own. Many of these customs have their root in the time when the Gaelic culture and religion of the country were being suppressed and it is perhaps because of that they have survived into modern times.