Celtic Druid Temple is an organised group of Celtic Pagans and Druí honouring Nature as Supreme Being and are determined to practice, revitalize and evolve our cultural traditions and customs by celebrating our ceremonies on ancestral sacred ground in accordance with our indigenous calendar.
1993 Originally formed as the Heritage Awareness Group identifying indigenous sacred sites and providing educational seminars to the general public supported by local county councils and public libraries.
22.11.2012 Incorporated as Celtic Druid Temple Company no. 520451
30.08.2017 Changed form to an unincorporated association named Celtic Druid Temple governed by a constitution.
BUNREACHT NA hÉIREANN (Constitution of Ireland)
Secures our freedom to practice our religion.
Department of Health
The HSE recognises Druidry as an indigenous religion https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/publications/socialinclusion/interculturalguide/traditional/
Department of Finance
On the 19.5.2015 the Revenue Commissioners recognised Celtic Druid Temple as an organisation established to promote the indigenous religion of Ireland with Nature as the Supreme Being and granted Celtic Druid Temple the following charity no. CHY20684
Dept of Social Protection
On the 3/2/2016 Solemniser Status was granted by the Office of the Registrar General of the Dept. of Social Protection to Celtic Druid Temple. The legally binding marriage registration form states that the marriage ceremony is performed "according to the Rites of Passage of the Indigenous Wisdom Tradition of Celtic Druid Temple”
Department of Justice
On the 13/6/18 the Charities Regulatory Authority recognised Celtic Druid Temple as an organisation established to promote the indigenous religion of Ireland and granted Celtic Druid Temple the following registered charity number RCN 20106003
The Druí of Celtic Druid Temple have jury service exemption status and have exercised this exemption.
An Garda Siochana have on four occasions provided protection for our public ceremonies
European Convention on Human Rights
Article 9, European Convention on Human Rights recognises Druidism as an older faith and specifically protects the right of Druids to pilgrimage.