So Grateful

Mother Earth is thriving. Her abundance is nothing less than magnificent. Everywhere on this land She thrives. I have found a great many Cherry Trees She has seeded and grown over the past two years, but have remained hidden in the general mayhem of Spring and Summer, only to be discovered this year as Spring […]

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Trump and The Power of One

As many of you know, I am in the final stages of completing my first manuscript and so have been busy since early December in preparing this book for the printers in Dublin…no tax-dodging Amazon corporation for me! That’s not how I roll! As I began this final incubation, I  was reluctant to venture into […]

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Loss of Soul

We live in a society and where darkness pervades our souls. We continually invent ways to avoid and escape the darkness…one of which is endless buying of consumer goods. Within our society today there is an illness that pervades all classes and levels of wealth, known as “Soul Loss.” It sounds like “Soul Less,” and […]

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The Watchers

Originally posted on Bealtaine Cottage:
Here in the study the light is low as the day fades into the west.   Ten O’Clock rings out as I take up my camera and head out into the warm evening. I have enjoyed visitors for much of the day, so stepping out into the evening allows me…

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Using Wool in Permaculture Gardens

Just published over at Bealtaine Cottage Good Life… I have been using raw wool for the past twelve years here at Bealtaine Cottage gardens…here’s all the different ways I use it! Bealtaine Cottage Good Life membership is 12 euros per year and allows me a small income to continue to grow the Bealtaine Project both here […]

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Bealtaine Cottage: the good life

Originally posted on DermyMcNally:
Do you ever feel that one person can’t make a profound impact on both the environment and on other people while still living the good life? Well, think again and read on. Colette O’Neill, a sixty something Omagh native, is the friendly and informative owner of Bealtaine Cottage, located just outside…

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Using Seaweed in the Garden

After so much rain during the past few weeks, it was a relief to have a relatively dry day! You may remember that last week I visited the Atlantic shoreline to harvest some seaweed to use on the garden. The strands to the south of Sligo town have piles of loose seaweed here and there […]

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Simple Life ~ Bealtaine Cottage July 1 2016

“To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring — these are some of the rewards of the simple […]

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