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Folklore ArticlesThe 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...

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...

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations in the US

There's a bit of Irish in us all, the saying goes. That might account for the wide-spread St....

The history of St. Patrick's day

St. Patrick's Day celebrates the life of Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. Saint Patrick...

Traditional Halloween Divination Games from Ireland

Halloween history has always had a spiritual element. In Ireland and other northern European...

The History of Halloween

The clock chimes. It is 6:00 pm on October 31st. Children rush out the door, dressed to the nines...

Four Reasons to Celebrate Halloween Differently

Do you dread spending this Halloween running the trick-or-treat circuit in your neighborhood or...

The Ways of Irish Ballybogs

As the stories go, the Irish Ballybogs are fascinating creatures who lived long ago in the...

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