That Witch Life

Episode 82: Bealtaine Rites And Magick With Shane Broderick

April 26, 2021

It's Bealtaine! It's the official start of summer in Ireland and a Magickal time for Witches, everywhere. Irish folkorist Shane Broderick joins us to discuss the history of Bealtaine, along with the rites and Magick traditionally practiced at this time. We explore the connection with fire and bonfires, the tricky nature of Bealtaine Magick, and adapting community rituals during lockdowns. P.s., beware of the Faeries! Digressions include Hilary's online shopping spree, Courtney's The Fire Starter, Kanani-ween, and one incredible artist from South Africa. A listener's Ancestral landscape has recently changed. Is there any way to keep certain undesirable Ancestors away? On Patreon: our full conversation with Shane Broderick.

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