I Just Published a New Book About Irish Mythology. Want a Free Copy?

Introducing Book One of the Celtic Pocket Guides Series, Irish Myths in Your Pocket: A Tiny Little Book About Irish Legends, Folklore, & Fairytales for Impressing Friends & Family on St. Patrick’s Day and Other Special Occasions

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!

Dracula’s Irish Origins: Was Bram Stoker’s Vampire Actually Inspired by the Celtic Chieftain Abhartach?

We all know that Dracula was based on Vlad the Impaler, right? Turns out there’s a lot more to the story

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.