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Celtic Tree Tour

Celtic Tree Tour

The Celts named each month after one of their native trees. These trees still carry similar vibrations to a few thousand years ago although people have forgotten how to tune in. Also their vibrations are subtly changing. On this tour you can tune into the trees and tune into nature in general. A Tree Tour Awaits You Discover the essence of the current Celtic Tree month on this magical tour in the Burren, on the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland. Learn about the trees of the so-called Celtic Tree calendar and how they came about. Explore the tree of the month in its natural habitat and see how it relates to your own life! Learn the affirmation and wisdom of the Celtic tree month, and find ways to connect with it using Gaia Touch exercises. For instance, the wild crabapple tree shares its month with the hazel, whose affirmation is: I find the deepest treasures within when I surrender to the waters of the dreamtime. The hazel grows in abundance in the Burren where waters run deep underground. Woodland walk Visit some wonderful native woodlands and enjoy the wild flowers that grow under the tree canopy or beside the turloughs (disappearing lakes depending on time of year). Visit the lunar and seasonal trees that rule the month you are visiting in with author Jackie Queally. She wrote Tree Murmurs and Reconnecting with Celtic Trees. Enjoy a guided meditation with these trees along with a detailed discussion on the significance of the particular tree(s). Tree Essence gift See how this can relate to  your own life, and take away a bottle of your ...
Secrets of W B Yeats Landscape

Secrets of W B Yeats Landscape

The W B Yeats Landscape surrounds the town of Gort in the Burren Lowlands in County Galway. This was where Yeats lived for twelve summers. The limestone region hosts a mysterious river that keeps disappearing and reappearing. There are some wonderful rare geological formations to explore as well as some ancient holy sites. We visit a deep river cave and a series of collapsed caves in ethereal woodland. This is a locally alleged site of Yeats’ muse as he frequented the spot and picnicked here with his benefactor Lady Gregory. Here you can hear the healing sounds of the drum and gong played to add to the atmosphere and help you merge with the wonders of nature. A Mysterious River Further up a magical tiny road that follows the river Beagh, we stop at hidden sites such as a holy well and a church that has been there since at least the ninth century. This church was probably part of a longer pilgrimage route to Holy Island on Lough Derg. We can dowse with divining rods the water and energy lines there. Next along the road is a delightful thatched cottage whose owner invites you for tea and great home baked goods in her sheltered courtyard. Finally we can explore and learn the sad history of a Mass rock and “bullaun” set in a stone circle close to an old settlement long gone. A Writer’s Inspiration If you want to extend this tour to a full day you can have lunch in Coole Park, former estate of Lady Gregory and walk through the dry turlough in Summer to the adjacent native woodland of...
Earth Energy Tours Ireland

Earth Energy Tours Ireland

Earth Energy Tour This was a unique tour - an earth energy tour!       Dear Jackie, Thank you so much for the fantastic walk this morning! I am still so excited with whole things. I was recommending your guided walk to everyone who I was speaking to today! Nobody knew about the walk and the amazing places! I am very lucky. Yes, it was so rich and magical time. 'It touched my harp string in my heart'(Japanese expression) Also, I felt like I was getting a recall from my distant memories... It was very grounding and rejuvenating!!!  Thanks again! Yuka Sawa shiatsu practitioner Practicalities These unique earth energy tours start in Gort in South Galway, an area that W.B Yeats recognised was strong in elementals (nature beings). ideal for one person or larger groups Small groups of up to ten can explore the Burren Lowlands on electric bikes Groups of any size have the option of pooling their own cars. Larger groups can avail of a local minibus and additional driver. Overnight accommodation arranged at a variety of places, either at the Lady Gregory Hotel or at a local bed and breakfast in a prime location (e.g. beside Kilmacduagh Round Tower (as seen on TV when singer Daniel O’Donnell stayed there!) Another friendly guest house is located near the dolmen seen below. Enjoy learning to dowse (or “divine”) ley lines at an old monastery that includes Ireland’s tallest round tower Listen to the deep healing sounds of the gong and drum being played by sacred flowing waters and even have a go at playing them yourself. Explore sites of great natural and archaeological beauty. Go inward...
Spiritual tour of The Burren: backbone of the Burren, Wild Atlantic Way Ireland

Spiritual tour of The Burren: backbone of the Burren, Wild Atlantic Way Ireland

Explore the true nature of the Burren through a  Burren spiritual tour with local author Jackie Queally. The Burren lies in County Clare and County Galway. The Burren is a wild region traversed by minor, twisting roads that lead nowhere in particular! It helps to journey with a guide if your time is limited. In order to get a true flavour of the Burren we select a range of experiences and sites for you, depending on where you are staying and your particular interests. Jackie can come to meet you at your accommodation and accompany you on the tour, or meet at the normal pick up points of Kinvara or Gort. Price will vary slightly according to distances involved. Contact Earthwise in the first instance. I'm still reflecting on all the inspirations you left me with. It's days after that I begin to realize you're doing really special work. Climbing up and down the rocks with you was probably the most special experience I had in Ireland. Melissa Huang San Francisco translator/editor Thanks again for everything we enjoyed the trip and certainly had some great laughs. Our favorite place there was the farmer’s land and the fairy circle in the Burren. Cindy Jensen California Our Burren spiritual tour helps you connect more with earth energies. Hence you have an opportunity to try your hand at using dowsing rods that help connect you to the land. So why not have some fun learning to dowse (divine) at sites! Jackie can play therapeutic sounds at holy wells and other quiet sites. The gong and drum helps to bring you into the present moment, enhancing your experience of the...