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Were There Giants in Ancient Ireland?

You might think that Irish mythology is full of giants, what with Fionn building the Giant’s Causeway, and the number of ancient stone monuments named ‘The Giant’s Bed/ Leap/ Grave’, but you’d be wrong. There is, however, a specific reason why giants exist in local Irish folklore.

Moytura | Battle Ground of Irish Gods and Demons

Moytura is where the Tuatha de Danann began their invasion by taking on the Fir Bolg in a battle for the possession of Ireland. It’s name in Irish is Cath Maighe Tuireadh, meaning ‘Battle of the Plain of… Read More

I just love researching for my books!

I do, I really do! Sometimes it’s even more fun than the actual writing! Why do I say this? Because today I discovered something wonderful. I was looking up Fionn mac Cumhall’s family tree. His father was Cumhall (obviously!),… Read More