Release Missions

22nd Phase June 2012 to September 2012

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Autumn and Southern Spring Equinox. These will include:-

  1. Volunteer page added to prime links -  Implemented 24.06.2012
  2. ?

21st Phase March 2012 to June 2012

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Summer and Southern Winter Solstice. These will include:-

  1. The Future of Druidic Dawn - A community consultation - Implemented 05.2012

20th Phase December 2011 to March 2012

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Spring and Southern Autumn Equinox. These will include:-

  1. None

19th Phase September to December 2011

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Winter and Southern Summer Solstice. These will include:-

  1. Christian Druidry Course added to Open Druid Community Learning - Implemented 4.11.2011
  2. Paul Newman, Folksinger and Story Teller podcast added to Druid Sound - Implemented  12.12.2011
  3. Practcal Druidiry Radio added to Talking Stick - Implemented 12.12.2011

17th Phase June to September 2011

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Autumn and Southern Spring Equinox. These will include:-

  1. Druidic Dawn Management Team Restructuring - In Progress

16th Phase March 2011 to June 2011

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new
features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to
the Northern Summer and Southern Winter Solscitce. These will include:-

  1. Pay per view videos added - Implemented
  2. Friends of Druidic Dawn Area added - Implemented
  3. Real Time Meet and Greet Facility upgraded - Implemented

15th Phase December 2010 to March 2011

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Spring and Southern Autumn Equinox. These will include:-

  1. Support the community donate button added - Implemented 5.03.2011
  2. Support the community videos added to Druid Vision - Implemented 5.03.11

14th Phase September 2010 to December 2010

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Winter and Southern Summer Solstice. These will include:- 

  1. Donate buttons added to Anotacht - Implemented 31.10.2010
  2. Avebury microwebsite added - Implemented 19.11.2010
  3. New arrangement on front page of sharing this website and repositioning of donate buttons - Implemented 21.11.2010

13th Phase June 2010 to September 2010

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Autumn and Southern Spring Equinox. These will include:- 

  1. Archive Service for Druid and Celtic related website - Implemented 20. 06.2010
  2. New Landing page updated for My Pathways - Implemented 20.06.2010
  3. Release of Druid Pathways - Implemented 11.07.2010
  4. New Front Page - Implemented 18.7.2010
  5. Release of Aontacht Public Domain - Implemented 8..8.2010
  6. Open Druidic Commuty learning - implemented 21.09.2010?

12th Phase March 2010 to June 2010

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Summer and Southern Winter Solstice. These will include:- 

  1. Fraternal Druid Lodge Index added to the Celtic & Druid Archive/Fraternal Druids - Implemented 16.05.2010.

11th Phase December 2009 to March 2010

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Spring Equinox and Southern Autumn Equinox. These will include:- 

  1. Q&A Interviews sub menu added to Celtic and Druid Archive - Implemented 30.01.2010
  2. Meet and Greet upgrade - Implemented 20.03.2010

10th Phase September to December 2009

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Winter and Southern Summer Solstice. These will include:-

  1. Image attachments facility added to Forums - Implemented 13.09.2009
  2. Forum thread post length reduced to 30 posts per page - Implemented 13.09.2009
  3. Fiction section added to Book Reviews - Implemented 17.11.2009
  4. Celtic & Druid Archive added to Navigation - Implemented 03.12.2009
  5. Roll of Honour added to Navigation - Implemented 20.12.2009
  6. Druidic Dawn Yahoo group mailing List - Implemented 20.12.2009

9th Phase June to September 2009

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Autumn and Southern Spring Equinox. These will include: -

  1. Book Reviews linked to Amazon - Implemented 14.08.2009
  2. Druidic Dawn becomes a registered Community Interest Company - Implemented 01.09.2009

8th Phase March to June 2009

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern summer and Southern winter solstice. These will include: -

  1. Events updated to include an Events Calendar listing communit events world wide - Implemented 3.05.2009
  2. NODCast from the New Order of Druids introduced to Druid Sound - Implemented 3.05.2009
  3. The Druid Network Podcast introduced to Druid Sound - Implemented 21.05.2009
  4. Druid Sound Player upgrade - Implemented 21.05.2009
  5. The Dryade Podcast from OBOD Netherlands added to Druid Sound - Implemented 16.06.2009

7th Phase December 2008 to March 2009

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern winter and Southern Spring/Autumn Equinox. These will include: -

  1. List of Community Members present in Meet and Greet by popular demand - Implemented 27.12.2008
  2. New submenu to Talking Stick added titled Lectures/Talks - implemented 25.01.2009
  3. Upgrade of site chat rooms implemented 25.01.2008
  4. Wessex Research Group Network added to Druid Sound - Implemented 27.01.2009
  5. Talking Stick upgraded to included synopsis on data base - Implemented 03.02.2009
  6. Birchwood Grove: added a place for young people to explore druidry. Implemented 7.02.2009
  7. Donate button added to footer - Implemented 17.02.2009
  8. Book Review feature added - Implemented 18.03.2009
  9. New Druidic Dawn Logo added - Implemented 20.03.2009

6th Phase September to December 2008.

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern winter and Southern summer solstices. These will include: -

  1. Update to Forum Message Notification - Implemented 20.10.2008
  2. 'Community' Menu moved from Knowledge Base to My Pathway - Implemented 23.10.2008
  3. 'People Like Us' moved from Communty and repositioned in My Pathway - Implemented 29.10.2008
  4. 'Druidic Dawn Online Library' moved from Community and repositioned in My Pathways - Implemented 3.11.2008
  5. Who's online activtivated for community information use. - Implemented 17.11.2008
  6. Left hand navigation tided up for clarity, Druid and Druidic removed where appropriate - Implemented 19.11.2008

5th Phase June to September 2008.

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Autumn and Southern Spring Equinox. These will include: -

  1. Druidic Dawn Public forum added - Implemented 10.08.2008
  2. Spirit Walker Members only Knowledge Base added - Implemented 11.08.2008
  3. User Guide renamed to Posting Guide - Implemented 15.08.2008

4th Phase March to June 2008.

A continual enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Summer and Southern Winter Solstice. These will include: -

  1. Society of Celtic Shamans Podcast added to "The Druid Sound". - Impelemented 26.03.2008
  2. Tribeways an Ár nDraíocht Féin podcast added to "The Druid Sound". - Implemented 30.3.2008
  3. Astrology/Cosmology research category added to Communities Druidic Resources. - Implemented 11.04.2008
  4. Hover Guides added to navigation menu. - Implemented 15.04.2008
  5. Community members audio facilitiy added named "Talking Stick" - Implemented 22.04.2008
  6. Public "Talking Stick" directory added "For the World to Hear...." - Implemeted 01.05.2008
  7. Enhancements on Druid Sound and Talking Stick added - Implemeted 01.05.2008
  8. Druidic Events Public Knowledge Base added - Implemented 15.05.2008
  9. Community Video "Druid Vision" added - Implemented 17.05.2008
  10. Myth and Legends sub topic added to "Druid Vision" - Implemented 7.06.2008
  11. Knowledge Base Members section renamed to Community - Implemented 11.06.2008
  12. Early Celtic Christianity section added to "Druid Vision" - Implemented 13.06.2008
  13. Menu catergory "Newsletter" added in preparation - Implemented 14.06.2008
  14. Aontacht - creating unity, Druidic Dawn Newsletter released - Implemented 20.06.2008

3rd Phase December 2007 to March 2008.

As we continue the enhancement of present facilities, together with adding new features for the community, these will be staged and introduced prior to the Northern Spring and Southern Autumn Equinox. These will include: -

  1. Provide a 'Tracking' facility in community members 'My account' enabling members to keep individual trails of submitted posts. Implemented 14.01.2008.
  2. Provide a link between the 'Front Page' and 'Druid Galleries' to display submitted images of merrit, taken by the community from around the world. - Implemented 16.01.2008.
  3. Provide a 'Request Membership' link on the top and left side navigation, for interested parties wishing membership to Druidic Dawn Social Enterprise. - Implemented 20.01.2008
  4. Provide image avatars to forums. - Implemented 20.01.2008
  5. Provide a User Guide for uploading images in the Druid Galleries - Implimented 7.02.2008
  6. Druid Galleries made Public 'for the world to see'. - Implemented 8.02.2008
  7. My Druidic Contacts renamed to My Druidic Companions - Implimented on 13.02.2008
  8. Navigation menu has changed, User Guide is now located on the Top Navigation Bar, while the FAQ moves dowm to the left hand navigation menu. - Implemented 17.02.2008
  9. "a social enterprise" reinstated on the header due to FP image changes. Front Page accompanied text on images limited to 225 characters in length for public viewing only, but not in the Druid Gallaries text length remains the same. - Implemented 21.02.2008
  10. Technical adjustment to the 'Members Directory' text fields - Implemented 27.02.2008
  11. Provide a User Guide on how to get the best use out of 'My Druidic Companions'. - Implemented 4.03.2008
  12. Adjustment to the technical side and the browser display in the Druid Galleries. - Implemented 9/03/2008
  13. Provide a new community and public feature of "The Druid Sound". - Implemented 17.03.2008
  14. Radio Druid added into "The Druid Sound". - Implemented 21.03.2008

2nd Phase October to December 2007.

A gradual enhancement of present facilities will be staged and introduced prior to; the Northern Winter and Southern Summer Solstice. These will include: -

  1. Provide a "Recent Updates" block on the homepage. - Implemented 15.10.2007
  2. Provide a "Membership" page so interested parties know who to contact - Implemented 16.10.2007
  3. Provide a "Forthcoming Druidic Festival Events" to celebrate the turning of the wheel in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. - Implemented 18.10.07
  4. Provide a "Celtic Chritianity" listing within the Public Knowledge Base. - Implemented 20.10.2007
  5. Provide a "Spain" listing within the Public Knowledge Base. - Implemented 20.10.07
  6. Provide a "Druidic Dawn Online Library" within the Members Knowledge Base. - Implemented 20.10.2007
  7. "Druidic Exchange" promoted to the front page for Public Access. - Implemented 26.10.2007.
  8. Provide tagging of Knowledge Base articles to improve the search facility - Implemented 29.10.2007
  9. Provide public search facility to public only content - Implemented 29.10.2007
  10. Provide invite facilities to invited community members - Implemented 12.11.2007
  11. Community request to provide a place for members to share Druidic Meditations and Rituals - Implemented 20.11.07
  12. Layout adjustment to Forums, New Forum added 'Keeping up to Date' - Implemented 1.12.2007
  13. Better Meta Tag functionality - Implemented 14.12.2007
  14. Added optional notification of replies to forum posts and article comments - Implemented 14.12.2007
  15. Changed site theme to text based header instead of image to improve browser interoperability and better display properties on different resolution computers. - Implemented 15.12.2007
  16. Added a "Breadcrumb Trail" to the top of the main content area to improve site navigation and egronomics. - Implemented 15.12.2007
  17. Added "Druid Galleries" - a gallery for all your druidic pictures of ritual, nature and more - Implemented 21.12.2007

General Release 6th October 2007, key areas.

  • Provide a Members social networking facility named ‘My Pathway’.

  • Incorporate a Druidic Dawn Members Directory.

  • Provide a facitity in My Account; Edit. Here infomation can be shared within the community for networking purposes.
  • My Druidic Contacts, keeping you in touch with your invited druidic friends.

  • Private messaging facility available throughout the Druidic Dawn community.

  • Facility to upload 100x100 images.

Pre-release on the Equinox, 23rd September 2007, key areas.

  • Provide a public and member’s knowledge base from participating druid associations, organisations, groups and individuals. Whose permission has been previous sought and granted prior to release.
  • Provide participating Druid organisations, groups and individuals on release date; the ability to add content to the Public and Members Knowledge Base. Albeit a web resource link or an original article on Druidry or the “Celts”.
  • Provide participating members the ability to invite and appoint Druid friends, colleagues’ and associates to Druidic Dawns community invited membership.
  • Provide a secure members community space with the available technology.
  • Provide membership forums for working together, socialising and for in depth discussion on all aspects of druidry.
  • Provide membership forums in respective languages for native speakers other than English. On request and combined with the relative discussion prior to its implementation.
  • Provide a real time chat area, where participating invited members have the ability to create their own password protected room; to undertake a private chat. Or druid organisation, groups, orders or individuals can set up a text base conference in private and within a secure environment.