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Myths and Legends

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...

Interesting Facts about the Irish Legend of the Children of Lir

Thanks to the continental drift, the world has separated into more than a few continents. Successively, each continent has several countries as well. Before the emergence of technology, the world wasn't a small place. It...
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Fairy Glen

Who doesn't love a fairy story? We are going to share some background to fairies from all over the world and try and answer some of the most asked questions - What do fairies live...