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The Curative Power of Holy Wells

Pilgrimages to Holy Wells have been a feature of Irish spirituality for millennia.  Holy wells can be found in countries all over the world, however Ireland has a particularly high number of them. There are many written examples of cures that have occurred at one such well. Tobar na nGealt (Well [...]

By | 2017-03-21T21:32:13+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Sacred Beara|Comments Off on The Curative Power of Holy Wells

What is Shamanism?

The word shamanism was coined by an anthropologist in order to describe a common method of spiritual work that has been identified amongst indigenous people the world over. Shamans Synonyms: Witch doctor Medicine Man / woman Priest / priestess Folk herbalist: example someone known to ‘talk to the fairies’ (spirits) [...]

By | 2017-01-05T11:09:30+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Shamanism|Comments Off on What is Shamanism?

Holy Wells of Ireland

A Legacy of Folk Wisdom which can be experienced while touring sacred sites of Ireland Holy wells are springs, ponds or lakes that are the focus of spiritual devotion. Ireland has a particularly high number of recorded wells. Charles Plummer in his study on Lives of the Irish Saints estimated [...]

By | 2017-01-05T11:41:22+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Sacred Beara|Comments Off on Holy Wells of Ireland