Music Therapy and Ancient Ireland

Music Therapy is used to help heal the sick, brighten the depressed, and awaken the mentally ill. Ancient Irish folktales speak of trumpets healing the wounded. Could it be based on truth? Researchers have studied tones from horns and found they also produce ultrasound, which is known to promote healing in biological cells. The ultrasound… Continue reading Music Therapy and Ancient Ireland

Origins of the honeymoon

Irish Dictionary at honey-moon (English-Irish Slang) – the origins of the honeymoon are in dispute, but likely refers to a newly married couple taking a month off (a moon) to be together and drink mead or honey wine, which was thought to aid fertility; this tradition is cross-cultural around Europe, Asia and the Middle-East… Continue reading Origins of the honeymoon