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Corcrán was a celebrated scholar and served as Abbot.  This suggests that the school at Inis Cealtra and its reputation for learning continued at least into the eleventh century.  Marcán, brother of Brian Boraime, King of Munster and High King of Ireland, was abbot there up to his death in 1009.  (MacAlister, p. 131)  An inscription in stone, on one of the high crosses on the island, identifies Cathasach as  “chief of the devout of Ireland”.  It records his death in 1087.

Corcrán was a celebrated scholar and served as Abbot. This suggests that the school at Inis Cealtra and its reputation for learning continued at least into the eleventh century. Marcán, brother of Brian Boraime, King of Munster and High King of Ireland, was abbot there up to his death in 1009. (MacAlister, p. 131) An inscription in stone, on one of the high crosses on the island, identifies Cathasach as “chief of the devout of Ireland”. It records his death in 1087.

Women warriors in folklore Scathach is a legendary Scottish woman warrior who appears in the Ulster Cycle. She trains Cuchulainn.  Wikipedia  http://myartblogcollection.blogspot.ca/2015/01/women-warriors-in-folklore.html

Women warriors in folklore Scathach is a legendary Scottish woman warrior who appears in the Ulster Cycle. She trains Cuchulainn. Wikipedia http://myartblogcollection.blogspot.ca/2015/01/women-warriors-in-folklore.html

Especially when that "something" you loved most in the whole world has been touched by it, and taken out of your life forever.

Especially when that "something" you loved most in the whole world has been touched by it, and taken out of your life forever.

Ovidio Murguía de Castro: Naturalista y romántico - Trianarts

Ovidio Murguía de Castro: Naturalista y romántico - Trianarts

The Goddess of the hot springs at Bath, England (the only hot springs in Britain), Sulis's name come from a root meaning "eye" or "gap", referring both to the spring from where half a million gallons of hot water still well up every day, as well as to Her powers as seeress. art by Thalia Took

The Goddess of the hot springs at Bath, England (the only hot springs in Britain), Sulis's name come from a root meaning "eye" or "gap", referring both to the spring from where half a million gallons of hot water still well up every day, as well as to Her powers as seeress. art by Thalia Took

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I am looking for inspiration for my living room, it's far to boring for me and doesn't reflect my personality. I found this photo and pulled out the colours which I think are stunning. This is definitely going to be my mood board. 

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