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Articles from Gaol Naofa

If you’re new to Gaelic Polytheism, we recommend you start with the FAQ and work your way through this list in order to get a good idea of the basics. We will be updating some of our older articles shortly.

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The Gaol Naofa FAQ – by Treasa Ní Conchobhair, Annie Loughlin, Kathryn Price NicDhàna and Tomás Flannabhra
2007 2014
Daily Rites  by An Chomhairle Ghaol Naofa 2007
Ritual Within Gaelic Polytheism – by Treasa Ní Chonchobhair and Annie Loughlin 2010
A Gift for a Gift: Offerings in Gaelic Polytheism – by An Chomhairle Ghaol Naofa 2007 2014
Prayer in Gaelic Polytheism – by Annie Loughlin, Kathryn Price NicDhàna and Treasa Ní Chonchobhair 2012
Children and Family in Gaelic Polytheism  by Annie Loughlin and Kathryn Price NicDhàna 2014
Breath of Life: The Triple Flame of Brigid  by Kathryn Price NicDhàna and Treasa Ní Chonchobhair 2013
Rowan and Red Thread: Magic and Witchcraft in Gaelic Cultures  by Annie Loughlin, Kathryn Price NicDhàna & Treasa Ní Chonchobhair 2012
Pagans, Polytheists, and St Patrick’s Day  by Sionnach Gorm 2014
History, Myth and Genocide: Real and Imagined; Or, The Pagan Problem with Patrick – by Sionnach Gorm 2015
A Beginner’s Guide to Old Irish Pronunciation – by Annie Loughlin 2011 2016

 

Recommended Reading Offsite

Some useful articles and blog posts on Gaelic Polytheism from around the web.

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Cornerstones of Wisdom: Poetry, Permanence and Wildness in Gaelic Polytheism – by Treasa Ní Chonchobhair  2012
(De)constructing Reconstructionist Ritual – by Annie Loughlin (a companion piece to Ritual Within Gaelic Polytheism) 2010
Leprechaun Vomit… Or Why I Hate St. Patty’s – by Sionnach Gorm (part of a trilogy of articles on St Patrick)  2012
KILLYOUANDEATYOU! Or, a Well-Intentioned Celt’s Guide to Non-Celtic Bioregions – by Raven nic Rhóisín & Kathryn Price NicDhàna  2007  2015
Saining – by Annie Loughlin  2008  2011
Sources for the Three Realms – by Annie Loughlin  2008
Tree Huggers: A Methodology for Crann Ogham Work (a.k.a. Raven and Kathryn Get Lost in the Woods) – by Raven nic Rhóisín & Kathryn Price NicDhàna  2006
Values – by Annie Loughlin  2011
Thoughts on the history of Celtic Reconstructionism and Gaelic Polytheism 1985-2008 – by Kathryn Price NicDhàna  2008  2015
An Interview with Kathryn Price NicDhàna – Celtic Reconstructionism – by C. Derick Varn for The Green Triangle 2008
Religion – what we make public, what we keep private – by Kathryn Price NicDhàna 2007
Mysticism with Structure – by Breandán Mac Suibhne 2015
Tradition – by Annie Loughlin 2012
Orthopraxy, orthodoxy and what makes a Celtic Reconstructionist… – by Annie Loughlin 2012