'Brighede & The Caileach'
St Agnes Church, Crumlin, Dublin 12.
Dublin City Council
This piece depicts the partnership between two seasonal deities in Celtic mythology - Brighde, who rules the summer months between Bealtaine & Samhain, and the Cailleach, who rules the winter months. St Brigid's Day is the day the Cailleach gathers her firewood for the rest of winter, and in some legends she can be seen on Brigid's Day in the form of a gigantic bird, carrying sticks in her beak.
Rebecca Deegan is a visual artist from Laois. Using oil paints, she aspires to create dark, emotive figurative pieces taking inspiration from dreams, mythology and the subconscious.