I’ve posted on Emain Macha here. I wish I could link to some of J. P. Mallory’s research, but not any of it is available online, not even the articles from Emania.
Saint Patrick’s Bell
I’ve been blogging for dollars elsewhere, of late. But it occurs to me that this post on Guinness
might interest some people, as might this post on Patrick, Bridget, Beer and fulacht fiadh
It is a little disconcerting to discover how very few people in the U.S. even realize that Patrick was a Brythonic speaker, that is, he was from Britain, and almost certainly spoke an ancestor language of Modern Welsh. I suspect that to the Irish in Ireland, the American preoccupation with Patrick and beer on the 17th of March seems very very odd indeed.