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Meán Fómhair: Fall Equinox

A tree of apples — great its bounty! Like a hostel, vast! A pretty bush, thick as a fist, of tiny hazelnuts A green mass of branches. —-from Dillon, Early Irish Literature The autumn equinox is a special moment when … Continue reading

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Traditions and Herbs of Meán Fómhair

Grains of all kinds are baked into breads and cakes and shared at fall equinox gatherings. Baked goods made with new grain are eaten in honor of the Green Man, the living spirit of the vegetation, who sacrifices himself in … Continue reading

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