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I went into the Otherworld… and survived!

My first speaking event, in conjunction with Anthony Murphy of Muthical Ireland, discoverer of Drone Henge, hosted by David Halpin of Circle Stories,

Mythology and Folklore | What’s the Difference?

This was something which confused the hell out of me when I first got into Irish mythology; what’s the difference between mythology and folklore, does it matter, and who cares anyway? They’re just a bunch of old stories,… Read More

The Elixir of Youth Everlasting

Achieving immortality by way of a drink fermented from honey is spoken of in many mythologies around the world; Nectar/ Ambrosia in Greek mythology, Amrita in Vedic mythology, Mead in Norse mythology, for example. In Ireland, we have such a myth, too.

Gentle Face of Bog Body. Tollund Man. By Sven Rosborn - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4330462

Human Sacrifice in Ancient Ireland

Most stories of human sacrifice come to us, not from the ancient Irish or Celts themselves, but from those who observed them, most notably the Greeks, the Romans and later, the Christians. These cultures had long since put… Read More