I waited until today to reblog this post from Confessions of a Hedge Witch from earlier this week. It is a reblog of her reblog so just follow her link to a long history of Eostre. Blessings.
Completely unrelated to Irish mythology or pre-christian indigenous Irish religious practice, but maybe of interest for those on the continent:
“…if the concocted Eostre story proves anything, it proves that neopagans are just as capable of disseminating lies and propaganda about other religions as the Christians ever were. “