Imbolc and Brigid

Today is Imbolc or Imbolg (pronounced i-MOLK or i-MOLG ), also known as saint Brigid’s Day (Irish: Lá Fhéile Bríde, Scottish Gaelic: Là Fhèill Brìghde, Manx: Laa’l Breeshey), a Gaelic festival marking the beginning of spring. Most commonly it is held on 31 January–1 February, that is, halfway between the winter solstice and the spring … Continue reading Imbolc and Brigid