Was ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ Really Inspired by the Dullahan, the Headless Horseman of Irish Mythology?

An in-depth history of the Dullahan and how he may (or may not) have influenced Washington Irving’s headless horseman

The Jaw-Dropping History of the Jack-O’-Lantern: A Tale of Turnips, Samhain, and Severed Heads

Where do jack-o’-lanterns come from? Learn about their Irish origins in this deep dive

WolfWalkers and Irish Mythology: The Lycanthropic Lore Behind the Oscar-Nominated Animated Feature

Werewolves are a staple of Irish folklore. Learn how a Kilkenny-based cartoon studio brought them to life in the gorgeous film WolfWalkers.

Did the Celts Really Reach the Americas Before the Vikings and Columbus? Debunking a Misguided Theory

Popular beliefs about the ancient Celts are plagued by pseudoarchaeology. It’s time to clear a few things up.