A major Celtic goddess of fertility, fire, wisdom, poetry, and sacred wells. She was also a deity associated with prophecy, divination, and healing. Brigit was worshipped from prehistoric times until the advent of Christianity (circa A.D. 1100) She was honored annually in Ireland during the sacred fire festival of Imbolc, which the Celts celebrated on the first day of February. She is also known as Brigid, Bride, and Banfile the Poetess.
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