Uncover the origins of Beltane, the Celtic May Day festival that is still celebrated to this day with bonfires and mock witch-burnings.
Druid is a title that gets bandied about with the reckless abandon of an inebriated bard. Let’s separate druid history from druid mythology, shall we?
The legacy of St. Patrick is a combination of fact and fiction, history and fantasy. These are the most popular books that tell his story.
St. Patrick tells us in his Confession that he was ready to give his life to spread the Gospel in Ireland. But did he die a martyr?
St. Patrick famously wrote a confession, but to what did he confess? One historian makes the case for murder.
Was St. Patrick on a mission of peace, or did he use violence to convert the pagans of Ireland to Christianity?
The answer seems obvious. But once you start peeling back the layers, you’ll see why some call St. Patrick’s Catholicness into question.
It gets awful lonely up in the Slieve Mish Mountains. Did St. Patrick ever seek something beyond plutonic male companionship?
History tells us that St. Patrick had a special fondness for members of the opposite sex. But did he ever tie the knot?
Was St. Patrick an only child? History tells us one story, legend another. Learn about Patrick’s family ties.