My Top 5 Favorite Books About the Morrigan

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite books on the Morrigan.    Number 5: The Morrigan: Meeting the Great Queens by Morgan Daimler ~Morgan Daimler is a modern expert in all things Faery.   By extension, this makes her an ideal person to write about the Great Queen and…

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The Top 5 Goddesses I Feel a Connection With

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of the five Goddesses that I feel the most connection to.   These five are very important in my life, as well as inspiring to my work here on White Rose of Avalon!   To be clear, I am not saying one is better than…

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Maeve, the Morrigan, and Aine

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at three of the most important Irish Faery Queens.    Maeve, the Morrigan, and Aine are all powerful figures in the Irish pantheon of Gods. Maeve’s name means “she who intoxicates” which is a reference to both her association with mead and her ability to…

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Bridget Cleary: The Tragedy of Ireland’s Faery Wife

For this week’s Femme Fatale Friday, I will be looking at the sad story of Bridget Cleary.   Her story takes place in Ireland just before the turn of the twentieth century.    This was a time and place when the belief in faeries was still widespread.   Bridget Cleary had the misfortune of having…

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