We all know that Dracula was based on Vlad the Impaler, right? Turns out there’s a lot more to the story
An in-depth history of the Dullahan and how he may (or may not) have influenced Washington Irving’s headless horseman
Where do jack-o’-lanterns come from? Learn about their Irish origins in this deep dive
Werewolves are a staple of Irish folklore. Learn how a Kilkenny-based cartoon studio brought them to life in the gorgeous film WolfWalkers.
A short story based on the Irish legend of St. Brendan the Navigator, who (possibly) reached the Americas in the sixth century
The gods and heroes of Irish mythology live on as fairies, giants, and other supernatural beings in these Irish folktales and fairytales
Demystifying the meanings of mythology, legend, folklore, and fairytale, especially as they pertain to Irish storytelling traditions