It's February and according to pagans, spring is upon us

Have we turned the corner of a cold winter?

A fire-cage swinging, Imbolc 2007, Marsden, England. Image source: Steven Earnshaw on Flickr
  • The ancient holiday of Imbolc celebrates the imminent return of the sun in spring.
  • The holiday also commemorates either goddess Bhrigid or St. Brigid, who may or may not be the same person.
  • Good weather on Imbolc means more winter to come.
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Irish Travellers Recognized as Ethnic Minority in "Historic" Step

Irish Travellers, a group facing much discrimination and inequality, is given formal ethnic status in Ireland.

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Do you think it's fair that corporations can move their offices offshore to avoid tax bills? 

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