June 2020

Inis Ull/Apple Isle Grove Summer Solstice Ritual Celebration

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Come join Inis Ull Apple Island Grove for our Summer Solstice Ritual. We will call upon Apollo the Greek Sun God, whose arrows bring plague as well as healing. We will appeal to Apollo for healing and health as we face the global pandemic of Covid19.

A paean is an ancient song/poem or ritual offered to the god to appeal for healing and give praise and thanks. According to the Ancient Greeks, plague comes from humans incurring the wrath of the Gods. Our paean is an offering to Apollo to appease him and ask him for help to overcome this pandemic.

Ar nDraiocht Fein response to the death of George Floyd

In light of the recent death of George Floyd the Mother Grove is resolved to explicitly and publicly re-affirm our identity as an anti-racist group. Ar nDraiocht Fein does not condone or approve of any form of racism. We believe that all humans deserve equal rights and are devastated by the actions that have occurred this week. We mourn with the family and friends of those who have lost their lives. We stand as allies and friends.