The Temple of the Goddess Isis

Huntington Castle in Clonegal village is the seat of the international organization “The Fellowship of Isis”. FOI (Team of Isis) has 21,000 members in many countries.

The team of Isis was founded by Olivia Robertson – a descendant of the family and the owner of the castle. FOI’s task is to promote knowledge about the Egyptian goddess Isis. The sister and wife of Osiris. Whose temple is located in the basement of the castle and is open to visitors.

You’d never expect to find a place like this in a little County Carlow`s village.

Huntington Castle is an extremely mystical place.

Also believed to be haunted, was the perfect headquarters for the fellowship. What’s more deep in the basement of The Castle visitors can find the Temple of the Goddess which celebrates the divine feminine.

The basement previously housed the dungeons, strongroom, old kitchen, and Well of St. Brigid. But in 1976 it became the foundation center for the Fellowship.

First The Fellowship sought to promote the female aspect of divinity. And was founded by Olivia Robertson with her brother Lawrence (Derry) and Derry’s wife Bobby. Today the Temple is at the heart of a recognised world religion. And with thousands of members from all over the world.

If you take a The Castle tour you can see the temple.

As well as the sacred well of St Brigid. Also, there is a main altar as well as dozens of other side altars reflecting different goddesses and zodiac signs.

Furthermore, there is a unique atmosphere in the Temple. And it is a must for anyone who has yet the visit The Castle.

You can visit Huntington Castle from May to September. Castle, Gardens, and Tearooms are Open Daily (until the end of September and on weekends only in October: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Castle Tours are at 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., and 5 p.m. daily. Tickets: Castle Tours & Gardens: €10 per Adult €5 per Child Gardens and Playground: €6 per Adult €3 per Child.

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