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.

What Is a Banshee? The Mythic Origins of Ireland’s Most Infamous Female Spirit

A brief biography of Irish folklore’s most frightening fay, the banshee. Learn why this vociferous, vatic vocalist haunts the households of those about to perish.

From Apple Bobbing to Trick-or-Treating: The Celtic History Behind Our Favorite Halloween Traditions

Yes, everyone knowns that Halloween originated with the Celtic festival of Samhain. But where did all our wacky Halloween rituals come from?