St. Brigid's Day, February 1, celebrates one of Ireland's patron saints Saint Brigid. St. Brigid's Feast Day was once celebrated by pagan Irish as Imbolic the Celtic feast marking the start of spring.
Feast days of St. Brigid and St. Patrick, Bealtaine, Summer Solstice, Lughnasa, Fall Equinox, Samhain, and Winter Solstice - all of these are Celtic pagan holidays.
The Feb 2 holiday, which predicts the start of spring, dates back to Celtic mythology, the pagan holiday of Imbolc and the Romans.
A time for renewal and healing, a panel from Trinity College Dublin discuss Saint Brigid, the Christian saint or Celtic goddess.
Here's to Saint Brigid, Ireland's great female patron saint! St Brigid is believed to have founded one of the first monasteries in Ireland.
A look at the beautiful Irish air Mná na hÉireann (Women of Ireland) as performed by Kate Bush in honor of St. Brigid's Day.
St. Brigid is the female equivalent of St. Patrick in Ireland, but her name is hardly known.
February 1 is St. Brigid's Day, also known as Imbolc, and marks the beginning of spring.
St. Brigid's feast day on February 1 is also known as Imbolc, a celebration for the ancient Celtic goddess Brigid.
Brigid - the Celtic goddess and Catholic saint - wields immense power in both the Irish mythological and religious imagination.
IrishCentral is proud to commemorate Feb 1, St. Brigid’s Day with the Irish Heritage Tree program.
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