Brigid's origins are pagan and Gaelic. Sometimes referred to as Brigit or Brig. She was the daughter of The Dagda of the Tuatha De Danann, an Irish Pantheon of Gods & Goddesses. He was a Father type God. This made Brigid one of the most important Goddesses of the Pantheon.
Brigid is the Goddess of: Childbirth, Poetry, Love, Life, Fertility, Healing, Inspiration and Fire.
She is also sometimes referred to as A Great Mother Goddess.
Correspondences and Offerings:
Elements: Fire and Water
Botanicals: Straw, Wild Flowers, Corn, White Flowers, Grains, seeds, Daffodils, Sage, Bay and Heather
Colours: White, yellow, blue and green
Offerings: Milk, water, white flowers, grains, seeds, daffodils, bay, heather and wild flowers
Symbols: Brigids Cross, Serpents, Wells
Since the introduction of Christianity, she started being called St.Brigid.