Celtic Irish Sense of Time

2022-07-04T10:12:51+00:00

The Irish culture of our ancestors had a very different relationship with time. There really was a sense of when God made time he made plenty of it, typified in the quote attributed to a whole series of Irish luminaries including poet Patrick Kavanagh: “There are over thirty words in the Irish language that are equivalent to the Spanish ‘mañana ‘. But somehow none of them conveys the same sense of urgency.” Cultures in a sense carry with them a history of nostalgia for what has been lost and as generations come and go there is always loss. Not only [...]