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The Wild Boar in Irish Mythology

The wild boar was hunted into extinction in Ireland back in the C17th, although it seems likely that it was probably not truly ‘wild’ at all, but introduced by man in early prehistoric times. Ireland’s rich forest land… Read More

6 Founding Principles of Ancient Irish Society

I‘ve long felt that our ancient Irish ancestors were far more advanced and civilised than we give them credit for. Not simply because of the amazing engineering which went onto the construction of the stone structures they left… Read More

Cattle Raids and the Mysterious Giant Bull

I am afraid of cows. This is because I was once chased by a stampeding herd of cows who took an instant dislike to the (very small) dog I was walking at the time, even though she was… Read More

Did the Ancient Irish believe in Reincarnation?

Here is my latest article on Irish Central, for anyone who’s interested.

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Junk Food Past and Present | The Diet of Our Ancient Irish Ancestors

“The menu for this evening is pasta or chicken nuggets and chips,” I announced, smiling smugly to myself. Two ten year old boys in the house; it was obvious what they’d choose. “Pasta!” they both chorused, much to… Read More