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The ancient oak planks of the great Corlea Trackway.

Planning Your Visit to Ireland? Trek Along the Iron-Age Trackway at Corlea

I love bogs. Not only do they provide us with sweet-smelling turf for burning over the winter, which keeps us so warm and cosy and drowsy, but they hide extraordinary secrets which they allow us to find, now… Read More

The Swan in Irish Mythology

Swans are seen as a symbol of love and fidelity around the world because of their custom of mating for life. In Irish mythology, swans are usually depicted as shape-shifters, capable of transforming into human and bird form at will.

Irish Mythology | Étaín

When I saw Sacha Black’s writing prompt to write a piece from the viewpoint of an insect, this story popped immediately into my head, although life being life, it took me over a week to finally knuckle down… Read More

Did the Ancient Irish Believe in Reincarnation?

The Druids left us no written record of their religion. What we know has been patched together from later Christian interpretations, and the writings of observers such as Julius Caesar, but where does the line cross between fact and fiction?

Did the Ancient Irish believe in Reincarnation?

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

Dealan-Dé | The Butterfly in Irish Mythology

This week, I have had to rescue four five six butterflies from becoming entrapped in my home. Although I have lived in this house seven years now, and keep my doors and windows open all day during summer, I have… Read More