In Ireland this 'flower of light' can often have a Christian significance.
|Oak Tree and Leaves, Acorns||
Antiquity and Strength
In Ireland the Oak tree was the most noble of the Chieftain trees.
|Apples, Pears, Fruit||Freedom, Peace||
Plentifulness, achievement of hope.
In Ireland the Garb often represented the fertility of a particular area. Saint Kieran blessed the corn crop so the symbol was sometimes used as a mark of respect to him.
|Red Rose||Hope, Joy. Symbol for the seventh son.||
In Ireland the Shamrock was used by Saint Patrick to explain the Holy Trinity and thus has Christian significance.
|Quatrefoil/Primrose||Good tidings of Spring|| |
|Double quatrefoil||Sign of the ninth son|| |
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