Cruthaigh means ‘to create’ in Irish and was brought about to inspire healing through creativity under the Spiral as the symbol for change in Ireland.
Creativity, inspiration and healing are three major elements to healthy individuals and communities and Cruthaigh intends on making that common knowledge around Ireland. It is very important for individuals to know that change must happen within themselves before the world will change. As above, so below, as within, so without.
By Cruthaigh becoming a nationally recognised entity that blurs the world’s of the ancient and the modern it is is destined that our lovely land of Ireland will once again become a festival of love and craic forevermore.
COMPLETED: 232 KM RAN AND 586 NATIVE AND INDIGENOUS IRISH TREES PLANTED WITH HOMETREE CHARITY
Run to Plant Trees is a cause and a call for climate action created by Baiba Šustere, yoga and meditation teacher, an avid runner and nature lover, who is based in Galway, Ireland.
Run to Plant Trees was a year-long fundraiser during which Baiba ran 2 half marathons, 3 marathons and 1 ultra marathon, altogether 232 km. The aim was to raise funds to plant native and indigenous Irish trees on the West Coast of Ireland with Hometree Charity. Baiba also created a platform which informs about the importance of trees, forests and biodiversity, and how it relates to local communities and climate crises. To achieve it Baiba not only ran 6 races along the West Coast of Ireland, but also organised fundraising events accessible to everyone in community. Run to Plant Trees created a platform to talk about current climate crises, importance of individual and systematic changes, about the beauty of our nature, and how important it is to respect and preserve it.
With Run to Plant Trees Baiba hopes that she brought this attitude of encouragement, strength and persistence into action, and encouraged each of you to do something you thought you will never achieve.
You are a part of nature. Stay kind, run and plant some trees.
Siobhan de Paor is a journalist, activist, poet, dramatist, ritual maker and teacher based on the Dingle peninsula, Kerry, Ireland, on the westernmost point of the Western World, Europe’s Outpost. She works through Irish and English.
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here to fill a function in the tribe, to call out the imperial side to capture the imagination of a nation with nets of silver to sit in waiting for God’s cast offs and metaphors and answers to the ‘what fors?’ to invoke and provoke and get my spoke into this celtic wheel and with a bleeding heart make you feel with the spoken word make it real
Jeannine Luetzkendorf is an artist and designer, originally from Germany. She likes to work with and mix different media, but her vocation lies in sculpture, particularly ceramics. Her recent works have been profoundly inspired by the lore and myths of her new home in Drogheda, the heart of the Boyne valley. She creates series of small sculptures and takes commissions for custom made artworks. Her creations are tactile and experiment heavily with textures and glazes. Each of her pieces is unique and individually handcrafted.
Bog Bodies are a heavy folk outfit (often dubbed “Bog Rock” or “Druid Rock”) formed by Irish singer-songwriter and anthropologist Dan Maher. Their genre-bending, high-energy folk sound is inspired by Dan’s close study and appreciation of ancient culture, pulling songs from the ether during visits to megalithic tombs and other ancient sites.
The forthcoming debut album has been written and arranged by Maher over the last 2 years of world-travel and has been scheduled for release in Fall of 2021.
Tír na Trí (Land of Three) is the curious and absurd story of three Irish siblings in Gaelic times: Fergal Mac Tíre, a moody warrior with Kingly aspirations; his half-brother Fiach Mac Tíre, a sensible File (or sacred poet) in training; and his half-sister Fionnuala Nic Thíre, a Wild Woman who enjoys using her arcane magic skills to troll the new Faith.
For 2 nights beneath the cosmos join us as we celebrate Fuinneamh – a multi-sensory wonderland: The best sound systems, the most cutting edge stage design, visual & lighting displayed, our favourite local and underground electronic artists spanning from Techno to acoustic and folk. Our holistic village is home to workshops, healing therapies and classes all weekend long.
Fuinneamh is more than a festival, it’s about connection. Connection with ourselves, connection with this land and to those who walked it before us.We believe in freedom of expression and we believe in a better future.
Join us in 2021 for the biggest & best Fuinneamh celebration yet.
Children’s Therapeutic Story Books by Trish Reddy, illustrated by her daughter, Caoilfhinn Reddy.
Their first therapeutic book, “The Courage Cloak”, introduces Céilí, the young Sidhe Fae, who is yet to realise the courage she needs is already within her. Céilí loves hearing the tales of her heroic ancestors. She wishes she could be brave like them, but instead Céilí is realising she spends her days feeling frightened, she feels afraid going to school, meeting new people or going to new places. Come with Céilí as she learns that you don’t need to be a brave hero to find your own courage.
FIONNÁIN Creative Arts™ studio of creative art is a Mullingar based photographic, film, art, & design school for creative talent with an interest in creative arts and home to FINNimaje™ and Creative Director Jason Ó Fionnáin
Currently in pre-production, Gods & Fighting Men is an Irish historical drama filmed on location in Ireland set in the year 220 AD.
The Celtic Wheel 20/21 is a year-long journey through the 8 Festivals. It is designed for women who want to activate their feminine wisdom and their sovereign power so they can live in more balance while in service to the new world emerging.
The Celtic wheel is the calendar handed down to us from our Celtic and pre-Celtic ancestors. Our Celtic ancestors were rooted in the rhythms of nature and the cosmos and the interconnectedness of all things.
The world of strive-drive over-culture is collapsing around us. We as women are exhausted living that way. The Celtic Wheel is an ancient map that can help bring women back into balance and into our sovereignty, so we can spin a new world into being.
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