Folklore Articles

The Giant's Causeway

In County Antrim, Northern Ireland, a bridge disappears into the sea only a short distance from the shore. Thousands of tourists flock to the area to walk across the remains. A bridge that serves...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Saint Patrick's Day is Not Just for People

Saint Patrick's Day is a fun holiday for many. People of Irish heritage especially enjoy this fun spirited day. Your pets can also enjoy this lighthearted holiday. Don't limit this fun day of green...

A Leprechaun's Treasure Box – A Kid Friendly Activity

Start a new St. Patrick's Day tradition with your family by making a treasure box and leaving it out under the moon on the night before St. Patrick's Day where a leprechaun might find it. Legend...

Easy St. Patrick's Day Ribbon Crafts for Kids

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and it is a great excuse for creating crafts with your kids. Ribbon is inexpensive and easy to work with, and this article will supply you with ideas...

Fascinating Saint Patrick's Day Facts

Everyone turns a wee bit Irish around Saint Patrick's day but do we really know why? Probably because it's fun to wear shamrocks and drink green beer. Here are several fascinating Saint Patrick's...

The history and traditions of Saint Patrick in Ireland

St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, was born in Scotland or Wales around AD 385. He was in the family of the Calpurnius and Conchessa and his given name was Maewyn Succat and the family had...

St. Patrick's Day Jewelry Crafts for Girls

St. Patrick's Day is a fun holiday for crafts, and jewelry crafts are always fun for girls. There are many easy jewelry crafts for St. Patrick's Day, and this article will provide you with detailed...

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