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Irish Mythology and the Movies

Apparently, Hugh Jackman of Wolverine fame will be bringing Irish Mythology to the big screen. You might think I would be happy about that. Guess again. It seems that the Wolverine character has Irish blood. As a result… Read More

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The Shamrock, the Shillelagh and the Leprachaun; Symbols of Irishness for St Patricks Day, or Sad Stereotypes?

When you think of Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, what’s the first emblem of Irishness which springs to mind? I’m betting it’s not the Harp, Ireland’s official national symbol, but more likely the Shamrock, the Shillelagh or the… Read More