Also called: huckleberry, whortleberry
The Farrars' Eight Sabbats For Witches describe the bilberry as being deeply
linked to the Celtic Harvest Festival, which today is commonly known as
Lammas or Lughnasadh. In their text they write that "the King of Tara's diet
had to include fish from the Boyne, venison from Luibnech, bilberries from Bri
Leith near Ardaigh, and other obligatory items."
Bilberries may be incorporated into the Lammas Feast or used as part of the