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Myths and Legends

The Myth of the Clurichaun

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The Superstitious Fairy Trees in Ireland

Ireland has always been a place filled with fascinating folklore and stories. One very interesting folklore surrounds those of the mystical Irish Fairy trees. All around Ireland, there are many Fairy trees that are believed...

The Children of Lir: A Fascinating Irish Legend

The Children of Lir legend is a must know story that will meet your curiosity for history. So, if you're the type of person who’s fascinated by the past's fantasies, you'll be amused after reading...

The Curious Case of Irish Curses

An island people the Irish may be, yet the history of Ireland has never been insular or inward-looking. Instead, it is a story of a people profoundly aware of the wider world – its threats,...

Digging into the Secrets of Irish Pookas

Every country with a renowned history has its share of legends, myths, and traditional stories, as they help in shaping the cultural and historical existence of the whole country among others. Ireland is one of those...

Samhain and the Unpopular Origins of Halloween

It’s the time of the year when things get spooky. The days get shorter, the leaves turn orange and brown, and supermarkets try to sell you all manner of foods which look like eyeballs and...

The Whole History of the Tuatha de Danann: Ireland’s Most Ancient Race

Treasure is not always about gold and money; it is not even about materialistic stuff at all. Treasure can lie in the most intangible things; ones that possess a great value. To get straight to...

The Globally Celebrated St. Patrick’s Day Construed

Bringing millions of people together from different parts of the world, St. Patrick’s Day is perhaps one of the most hotly-anticipated celebrations of the year. Originally, this religious and cultural event commemorates when St. Patrick,...

Dive into the Finest Legends and Tales of the Irish Mythology

Mythology is important. In spite of being untrue- partially untrue- it is actually a significant part of every single culture around the world. It makes up a great portion of history, traditions, and beliefs. More...

Beware the Wail of the Banshee

Irish mythology and folklore are famed for its richness of detail, its abundance of memorable characters and its meaningful fables. From the most well-known tales, such as the Banshee and the Children of Lir, to...

The Legend of Finn McCool and the Isle of Man

For all the legend lovers out there, look nowhere further than the history and legends of Ireland. It is the perfect place around the world that evoked worlds of mystical creatures; a world that is...

Leprechauns: the Famous Tiny-Bodied Fairies of Ireland

Throughout the years, cultures develop their own beliefs and mythological tales. Some of these tales keep on descending to the younger generations for years; for very long years. The length of these years can actually...