A Monster a Day, Tlachtga and the Sacred Flame of Ireland

A Celtic goddess celebrated…

By The Fairytale Traveler’s contributing author, Ed Mooney

Photo by indymedia.ie

Photo by indymedia.ie

She was the daughter of the chief Druid and Teacher Mug Ruith. Mug Ruith is said to have been a well-seasoned traveler whom moved around the world in search of knowledge. As the story goes, after many years of travel with her father learning his magical secrets, she was raped by the sons of her father’s mentor. After returning to Ireland she bore three sons and died. She is said to have been buried on the Hill. Continue reading…


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