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Irish mythological Creatures: An A-Z guide

Ireland is laden with tall tales, ancient myths, and spell-binding folklore. It is a land of magic and enchantment,...

The 14 most haunted places in Ireland

Looking for a spine-tingling experience? These are widely regarded as the most haunted places in Ireland.

Top 5 Irish fairy tales and folktales to feed your imagination

Ireland is full of fantastical fairy tales and folklore that have been passed down through generations. Here is a list of our...

The luck of the Irish: the real meaning and origin

"The luck of the Irish" is a common phrase passed across lands and oceans to become what is known today as a...

5 places where you’re most likely to spot fairies in Ireland

Fairies are an intrinsic part of Irish folklore and mythology. In Irish tradition, tall tales are as essential to...

Who was Molly Malone? What we know from Irish folklore and songs

Molly Malone is the subject of a popular Irish folksong and a famous statue in Dublin. But who was Molly Malone? Was...

Celtic Knots: the history, variations, and meanings of these Irish symbols

Looking for a unique gift idea or a new tattoo? Delve into the world of your ancestors with our guide to the...

10 things you never knew about leprechauns

Leprechauns have pretty much become the unofficial ambassadors of Ireland. But where do they actually come from? Do they...

A Look Inside Ireland’s Most Haunted House, Leap Castle

Leap Castle is located in County Offaly. Proudly listed as “the world’s most haunted” house on its...

The Celtic symbol for strength: everything you need to know

Celtic culture is synonymous with the island of Ireland. Deeply woven into the tapestry of Irish culture, Celtic symbols tell much about...

5 stunning statues in Ireland inspired by Irish folklore

From cursed siblings to lost lovers, here are our five favourite statues in Ireland depicting figures from Irish folklore.

The legend of Hy Brasil: a mythical island off the coast of Ireland

Hy Brasil is a mythical island that is said to exist off the West coast of the...

Why are there no snakes in Ireland? The legend and the science

It's almost that time of the year again when Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick, is celebrated across the world. But did you...

Top 5 weirdest fairy and supernatural sightings in Ireland

Out of numerous personal accounts, here are the five weirdest fairy and supernatural sightings in Ireland.

Irish name of the week: Shannon

From pronunciation and meaning to fun facts, history and the fascinating story behind it, here’s a look at our Irish name of...