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Anu (pronounced an-oo) is the Celtic Mother Goddess, Dawn Mother, and Goddess of death and the dead. Anu is the goddess of cattle, health, fertility, prosperity, and comfort. She sometimes formed a trinity with Badb and Macha as the flowering fertility aspect of the maiden. Anu is also called Ana, Annan, Danu, or Don, and later called St Anne. She is the wife of the sun god Belenos, and is the ancestor of all the gods. Anu watered the first oak tree, Bile, giving life to the earth, and then t...

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Ravens figure heavily in Celtic mythology and legend. They were linked to darkness and death – especially the death of warriors in battle. Celtic war goddesses often took the form of a raven. In “The Dream of Rhonabwy”, the knight Owein battles King Arthur in a dream world assisted by ravens. Some tales suggest that the great King Arthur himself was turned in to a raven upon his death.

If you find yourself in County Mayo, Ireland, looking for a unique experience, you might try your hand (in a glove) at flying hawks. Ashford Castle, a medieval castle near the Mayo-Galway border, is home to the oldest established falconry school in Ireland.

Sword and Scabbard, Celtic, 60 BC. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Book of Kells - circa late 700 to early 800. Celtic - FYI, The Book of Kells is completely online: digitalcollection... this is by no means the only site, but it does link to Trinity College in Dublin.

Red deer stag, Ireland

Scarborough Castle Scarborough, North Yorkshire,England. Scarborough Castle is a former medieval Royal fortress situated on a rocky promontory overlooking the North Sea and Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. The site of the castle, encompassing the Iron Age settlement, Roman signal station, an Anglo-Scandinavian settlement and chapel, the 12th century enclosure castle and 18th century battery, is a scheduled monument of national importance.

Eagle on a mare Golden breton coin, 1st century AD Paris, Bibliothèque National, Cabinet des Médailles.

Musée des Antiquités nationales, Saint-Germain-en-Laye by Jaufré Rudel on Flickr.Epona, Celtic godess of horses.

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Brighid - Celtic Goddess of hearth and home, fertility, smithcraft, and healing. Brighid is honored on Imbolc - a Gaelic festival marking the beginning of Spring.

Imbolc

Imbolc

February 1st is celebrated by Christians as the feast day of Saint Brigid of Kildare (Irish: Naomh Bríd; c. 451–525), one of the patron saints of Ireland. The Irish refer to the day as St Brighid’s Day or Lá Fhéile Bríde ( Irish Gaelic), but the pagan origins of the feast lie in the ancient Gaelic festival of Imbolc or Imbolg (pronounced i-MOLK or i-MOLG ), an event connected to the goddess Brighid, the daughter of the Dagda and one of the Tuatha Dé Danann.