Category Archives: Tree Ogham

The Celtic Ogham in its Tree form, including mythological connections to each letter.

The Celtic Tree Ogham

During the first year of this blog, the posts focused primarily on the Ogham in its “tree” form. These posts had evolved into three distinct parts. The first was “the Roots” section which spoke to the divination users and students of the Ogham. The second … Continue reading

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Ogham: the Forfeda, Diphthongs, or Extra Letters

These previous Forfeda posts have been reviewed, updated, edited and revised. I’ve included these links here, in one place, so that those who are seeking to know more about the Forfeda may find much of the information available in one place. Those … Continue reading

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Ioho (Yew) II

(Yew Tree Farm. 1936 postcard[i]) “A yew-tree, the finest of the wood, it is called king without opposition. May that splendid shaft drive on yon crown into their wounds of death.” – Charles Squire (Celtic Myth and Legend. 1905) 1) The … Continue reading

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Eadha (Aspen) II

“The people of Uist say … that the hateful aspen is banned three times. The aspen is banned the first time because it haughtily held up its head while all the other trees of the forest bowed their heads lowly … Continue reading

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Ur (Heather) II

“On the summit of his ancient stronghold, South Barrule Mountain, the god Manannan yet dwells invisible to mortal eyes, and whenever on a warm day he throws off his magic mist-blanket with which he is wont to cover the whole … Continue reading

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