Tinsel Town’s unexpected County Wicklow beginnings.
Perhaps Irishman Bram Stoker wasn’t inspired by Romanian legends. There’s plenty of evidence that suggests his masterpiece Dracula came from Irish horror stories. Leonie O’Hara reports.
Some believe Dobhar Chu is like an Irish Loch Ness monster. Rachel Rafferty investigates.
“Are you a witch? Are you a fairy? Are you wife of Michael Cleary?” – Children’s rhyme from South Tipperary
In Irish folklore Pooka is best known for its cunning and wile. Leonie O’Hara traces legend of this famous goblin.
The Salmon of Knowledge, story of how Finn Mac Cumhaill came to have all world’s knowledge.
Irish legends and sagas for younger readers interested in their Irish heritage (and also for young at heart!) Shauna O’Halloran retells story of birth of legendary Oisín and enchanted deer.
We continue our series on Irish legends and sagas, aimed at younger readers interested in their Irish heritage (and also at young at heart!). Shauna O’Halloran retells Tír Na nÓg, story of The Legend...
Shauna O’Halloran retells story of ancient Irish myth that forms basis of ballet classic, Swan Lake.