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The Gaelic Paranormal: A Review of Ireland's Most Mysterious Sites

Ireland is a land long steeped in history, with a strong tradition of story and superstition. From fairy forts to ghost riders, the paranormal has always had a place in Irish culture, and its most...

Past Halloween trends and predictions for 2023

As an Irish national who has celebrated Halloween since childhood, you may be interested in learning about the Halloween costume trends of the past few years. Halloween costume trends have followed...

Tracing the Veins of Irish Folklore and Legends Through the Ages

As an emerald land etched in a rich cultural tapestry, Ireland bears an ancient history awash with mystery, magic, and a myriad of otherworldly creatures. Irish folklore and legends, passed down...

The impact of Irish folklore and mythology on the world

Irish folklore and mythology has had a profound impact on the world, influencing literature, art, music, and even politics. Many famous writers, such as W.B. Yeats and James Joyce, were deeply...

Cú Chulainn: The Hound of Ulster and the Pride of Irish Mythology

In the rich tapestry of Irish folklore, no figure stands out quite as much as Cú Chulainn. Also known as the Hound of Ulster, Cú Chulainn is an extraordinary hero whose deeds of...

The Tuatha Dé Danann: The Magical Tribe of Irish Mythology

One of the most enduring features of Irish culture is its rich and fascinating tapestry of mythology, brimming with tales of mighty warriors, mystical druids, and magical beings. At the heart of...

Unveiling the Rich Tapestry of Irish Folklore and Legends Through the Ages

Ireland, a land steeped in history and mysticism, holds a captivating tapestry of folklore and legends that have been passed down through generations. From ancient Celtic mythology to tales of...

Ireland, Leprechauns, and the Blarney Stone

St. Patrick's Day comes round but once a year on March 17. Although a few of the more popular bits and pieces of Irish lore seem to be known by many, quite a bit more is hidden away. Even those who...

Three Days to the Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Resurrection Day, also known as Easter Sunday, is connected to the historical Jewish Passover, which Jesus celebrated with his disciples on the Thursday evening before The Resurrection. The history...

Easter: A Mix of Ancient Traditions

Easter in modern days has been highly commercialized, as many religious or Christian holidays. However, this celebration still keeps an interesting mix of its pagan and Christian traditions. In...

Artful Easter Eggs

Coloring Easter eggs is a time-honored tradition for many households. But if the children have reached an age where dipping eggs in dye is simple too facile, the following techniques offer greater...

Crafts for the Children on St. Patrick's Day- "Search for Leprechauns" Game

St. Patrick's Day is a day when the Irish and the not so Irish, young and old alike, show a fondness for all things green, shamrocks, leprechauns, and pot of gold. From boiled potatoes, corned...

The history of St. Patrick's day

St. Patrick's Day celebrates the life of Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. Saint Patrick lived during the 4th century in Roman Britain. According to legend, he was kidnapped from his homeland...

St. Patrick's Day Rainbow Crafts for Kids

When you think of St. Patrick's Day you probably think of the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, and rainbows are a wonderful and fun inspiration for St. Patrick's Day crafts with kids. There...

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