"Saint Bride, who was once Bridget"

Saint Brigit is often seen as a christian version of the pagan goddess Brigid as the two bear several similarities, including a reference to sacred flames and well dressing, the practice of tying ribbons and similar to trees nearby healing wells.

Brigid, is one of the Tuatha De Dannan and a daughter of the Dagda. She is a goddess of many things, including wisdom, poetic eloquence, craftmenship, healing, druidic knowledge and skill in warfare. She is a celtic triple goddess.