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Old 17-10-2018, 06:30 PM   #304
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Lightbulb Taking of Ireland

Lebor Gabála Érenn..

Folio 53 from the Book of Leinster..

According to a note in the Book of Leinster Áed Ua Crimthainn wrote the book and collected it from many books..The manuscript was produced by Aéd and some of his pupils over a long period between 1151 and 1224..It has been described as an attempt to provide the Irish with a written history comparable to that which the Israelites provided for themselves in the Old Testament..For many centuries LGE was accepted without question as an accurate and reliable account of the history of Ireland..Early history of the Gaels Chapter is based on, the belief that all mankind is descended from Adam through the sons of Noah..It tells us how Noah's son Japheth is the forebear of all Europeans, how Japheth's son Magog is the forebear of the Gaels and Scythians, and how Fenius Farsaid is the forebear of the Gaels..Fénius, a prince of Scythia, is described as one of 72 chieftains who built the Tower of Babel..They set out in 3 ships but when they land in Ireland, forty days before the Flood, two of the ships are lost..The only survivors are Cessair, forty-nine other women, and three men: Fintan mac Bóchra, Bith and Ladra..The women are split evenly among the men..Separating people by placing them in leper colonies still occurs in places..

Riders of the Sidhe..

Ireland is then uninhabited for 300 years, until a second group of people arrive..They are led by Partholón, who is descended from Noah through Magog..They sail to Ireland via Gothia, Anatolia, Greece, Sicily and Iberia..Eventually, Partholón and his people (5,000 men and 4,000 women) die of plague in a single week..Ireland is then uninhabited for 30 years, until a third group of people arrive..They are led by Nemed, who is also descended from Noah through Magog..They set out from the Caspian Sea in 44 ships but, after a year and a half of sailing, the only ship to reach Ireland is Nemed's..After Nemed and many others die of plague, the Nemedians are oppressed by the Fomorians Conand and Morc.. Eventually, they rise up against the Fomorians and attack the Tower of Conand, and almost all of the Nemedians are killed in a tidal wave..Only one ship of 30 men escapes..Those who went to Greece were enslaved by the Greeks and made to carry bags of clay..After 230 years, they sail back to Ireland..They are known as the (men of bags) Fir Bolg..A succession of nine High Kings rule over Ireland for the next 37 years..Those who went into the north of the world are the supernaturally-gifted Tuatha Dé Danann, who represent the main pagan gods of Ireland..They fight the Fir Bolg for the ownership of Ireland..The Tuath Dé are victorious..They offer the Fir Bolg a province of Ireland, and they choose Connacht..It appeared in German as Die Nacht, a song for 2 voices & piano, Op. 48/7..Your style is unorthodox..Would you look at that?..

Leprechaun 2..

The Only Whiskey Is Irish Whiskey! HD..

The tale of the Gaels is now resumed..Ith, who has spied Ireland from the top of Breogán's Tower, sails to the island with a group of men..He is welcomed by its three kings: Mac Cuill,Mac Cecht and Mac Gréine of the Tuath Dé..However, he is killed by unnamed attackers and his men return to Iberia..The Gaels set sail with a great force to avenge his death and take Ireland..They are referred to here as the Sons of Mil Espain..On their way to Tara, they are met on three mountains by the wives of Ireland's three kings..Each goddess asks that the Gaels name the land after her..At Tara, they meet the three kings..They ask that there be a three-day truce..The Gaels agree, but once their ships are nine waves from Ireland, the Tuath Dé conjure up a great wind that prevents them sailing back to land..However, Amergin calms the wind by reciting a verse..The surviving ships return to land and the two groups agree to divide Ireland between them..The Gaels take the world above, while the Tuath Dé take the world below and enter the sídhe...In many Gaelic tales, the aos sí are later, literary versions of the Tuatha Dé Danann ("People of the Goddess Danu")—the deities and deified ancestors of Irish mythology..In folk belief and practice, the aos sí are often appeased with offerings, and care is taken to avoid angering or insulting them..Aos sí are seen as fierce guardians of their abodes—whether a fairy hill, a fairy ring, a special tree (often a hawthorn) or a particular loch .or wood..The banshee or bean sídhe (from Old Irish: ban síde), which means "woman of the sídhe", has come to indicate any supernatural woman of Ireland who announces a coming death by wailing and keening.. In a number of later, English-language texts, the word sídhe is incorrectly used both for the mounds and the people of the mounds..The sluagh sídhe "the fairy host" is sometimes depicted in Irish and Scottish lore as a crowd of airborne spirits, perhaps the cursed, evil or restless dead..Sídhe are the hills or tumuli that dot the Irish landscape..The It that you refer to is a phowaful Weapron..Tell me now the Shaolin Commandment number 13... this spirit may be more advantageous to us if we knew how to separate it from the elements; or, at least, to use those things chiefly which are most abounding with this spirit...

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