We Justly Take By Force: Macha and Vengeance

While playing Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited with a friend yesterday, I came across a rather poignant bit of dialogue during a quest. It smacked of Na Morrígna, and a conversation I stumbled across on Tumblr a while back- during the course of which an assertion was made that some of these figures (most notably The Morrigan herself, and Macha) were not only Warrior Deities, but were Goddesses of Justice. Continue reading “We Justly Take By Force: Macha and Vengeance”

Rearranging the Irish Holidays: Sneachta

For those not in the know, I don’t celebrate the Irish Holidays despite being an Irish Polytheist… Or, at least, I don’t quite celebrate them like everyone else. So while the rest of the community was celebrating Lá Samhna last month, I was patiently waiting for December 1st to roll around… And here it is, finally! What a better way to celebrate that than a post dedicated to it? Continue reading “Rearranging the Irish Holidays: Sneachta”

Rearranging the Irish Holidays; Fáiteall

For those not in the know, I don’t celebrate the Irish Holidays despite being an Irish Polytheist… Or, at least, I don’t quite celebrate them like everyone else. So while the rest of the community was celebrating Lùnastal last month, I was patiently waiting for September 1st to roll around… And here it is, finally! What a better way to celebrate that than a post dedicated to it? Continue reading “Rearranging the Irish Holidays; Fáiteall”