My first speaking event, in conjunction with Anthony Murphy of Muthical Ireland, discoverer of Drone Henge, hosted by David Halpin of Circle Stories,
Into the Otherworld: A Discussion of Mythology, Folklore and Writing with David Halpin, Anthony Murphy, and Yours Truly
Do you enjoy Irish folklore and mythology? A bit of authentic, indigenous Irish fairy-lore, even? Are you interested in the relationship between sacred Irish sites and the mighty dead, the ancestral spirits and the alignment of earth and… Read More
It’s taken a long time, quite a few very late nights… by that I really mean early mornings 😂, a few a lot of glasses of wine, much foul language sweet blessings, blood, sweat and tears, but finally,… Read More
Wherever there is a Christian church, there was once a pagan sacred site before it, and Slane is no exception. In amongst the trees to the west of the hill lies a motte of Norman origin upon which once stood a castle. Beneath this motte there is a burial mound believed to be that of Sláine, a king of the FirBolg.
“Hi Alison,” said the voice on the other end of the phone. “This is Michael.” I knew I should know who Michael was, and I racked my brain, but I was distracted by all the commotion of my… Read More