Irelands first nun
Many conflicting stories can be found on her life
Her Feast day February 1st the Feastival of the Imbolic
marks the start of Spring in the native Irish calander
Imbolic means Literally “in the belly” in the Old Irish Neolithic language, referring to the pregnancy of ewes.
Brigid’s name comes from the Irish, Breo-saighit, which means “fiery arrow.”
Goddess of fire, divination, prohecy, healing, metalwork, fertility, family, fugitives, mariners, midwives, poets, scholars, travellers
her crios (girdle or belt) of new straw & her Miraculous cloak of woven materials.