They Might Be Giants: 10 Colossal Celts of Irish Myth & Legend

It’s a tall tale as old as time: warrior and the giant. But who are the most famous giants from Irish mythology? And are they *really* giants, or wizards in disguise?

Here Be Dragons: 5 Kaiju-Sized Monsters From Irish Mythology

Do Irish myths feature dragons and other mountain-sized monsters? Here are 5 contenders for Irish mythology’s biggest baddie: the oillpheist, the Cata, the Muirdris (a.k.a. Sinach), Ellén Trechend, and Aillén.

Who Is the Irish God of Death? A Morbid Introduction to the Morrígan, Donn, and Bilé

Irish mythology is rife with ruthless and ritual death. So is there a god and/or goddess from the Irish pantheon who is in charge of the recently deceased, à la the Grim Reaper or Charon from Greek mythology? Turns out there’s not just one Irish god of death, there are (at least) three.

Casting the Celtic Gods in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Part II: Heroes, Monsters, and Druids Who Deserve the Spotlight

In Part I, we cast the core team of Celtic gods from the comics; in Part II, we highlight 11 more mythological Celtic characters who deserve spots in the MCU.

Casting the Celtic Gods in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Part I: The Core Team From the Comics

My picks for which Irish, Scottish, Welsh, English, and French actors and actresses should play the core team of Celtic gods (a.k.a. the “Tuatha de Danaan” on the big screen

This Is How Thor: Love and Thunder Will Introduce the Celtic Gods into the MCU [Theory]

In the new Thor movie, a powerful villain, Gorr, goes on a god-killing rampage. Will the Celtic gods be recruited to help defeat him?

The Top 12 Books About Fionn mac Cumhaill, Legendary Irish Warrior (and Occasional Giant)

Fionn mac Cumhaill is (arguably) the most popular hero from Irish mythology. But what do you really know about this Irish warrior who looms large in legend and folklore?

The Top 10 Books About Ireland’s Greatest Hero: Cú Chulainn

Cú Chulainn is (arguably) the greatest hero from Irish mythology. But what do you really know about the guy/demigod? These are the most popular books on the Irish Incredible Hulk

Who Is the Greatest Hero in Irish Mythology? Cú Chulainn vs. Fionn mac Cumhaill

In this corner, the Hound of Ulster himself, the Irish Achilles, Cú Chulainn. And in this corner, the leader of the Fianna, hero of the Fenian Cycle, Fionn mac Cumhaill. Let’s get ready to rumble!

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