Tuesday, May 23, 2017

LAD Saint Bridget Spinner

A sweet gag from Facebook:

NEW! From Ladfleg products. The perfect gadget to keep the childer quiet at the Clonard Novena.

Well done, LAD! And thanks, Amy Lynn, for drawing this to my attention.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

“Bríg Brethach, ‘Bríg of the Judgements’” by Katharine Simms

A presentation often quoted when the subject of Brig Brethach comes up is “Bríg Brethach, ‘Bríg of the Judgements’” by Katharine Simmsthe “doyenne of studies of Gaelic Irish society in the later Middle Ages” (1).

This paper can be downloaded here.

(1) Four Courts Press.

Image: La Justice’, Henri-Jean Guillaume Martin (1860-1943). Public domain.