#OTD – In the old Celtic calendar, today is Sheelah’s Day.

In the old Celtic calendar, today is Sheelah’s Day. In ancient Ireland, it was an annual festival to honour the fertility Goddess known as Sheela-na-gig. Naked Sheela-na-gig figures appeared in Irish churches constructed before the 16th century, but most were defaced or destroyed during the prudish Victorian age. According to some sources, the origins of […]

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Pota Phádraig or Patrick’s Pot

Ordain a Statute to be Drunk And burn Tobacco free as Spunk And fat shall never be forgot In Usquebah, St Patrick’s Pot The custom of imbibing alcohol on St Patrick’s Day comes from an old Irish legend. As the story goes, St Patrick was served a measure of whiskey that was considerably less than […]

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In the old Celtic calendar, today is Sheelah’s Day.

In the old Celtic calendar, today is Sheelah’s Day. In ancient Ireland, it was an annual festival to honour the fertility Goddess known as Sheela-na-gig. Naked Sheela-na-gig figures appeared in Irish churches constructed before the 16th century, but most were defaced or destroyed during the prudish Victorian age. According to some sources, the origins of […]

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Pota Phádraig or Patrick’s Pot

Ordain a Statute to be Drunk And burn Tobacco free as Spunk And fat shall never be forgot In Usquebah, St Patrick’s Pot The custom of imbibing alcohol on St Patrick’s Day comes from an old Irish legend. As the story goes, St Patrick was served a measure of whiskey that was considerably less than […]

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In the old Celtic calendar, today is Sheelah’s Day.

In the old Celtic calendar, today is Sheelah’s Day. In ancient Ireland, it was an annual festival to honour the fertility Goddess known as Sheela-na-gig. Naked Sheela-na-gig figures appeared in Irish churches constructed before the 16th century, but most were defaced or destroyed during the prudish Victorian age. According to some sources, the origins of […]

Read More

Pota Phádraig or Patrick’s Pot

Ordain a Statute to be Drunk And burn Tobacco free as Spunk And fat shall never be forgot In Usquebah, St. Patrick’s Pot The custom of imbibing alcohol on St. Patrick’s Day comes from an old Irish legend. As the story goes, St. Patrick was served a measure of whiskey that was considerably less than […]

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