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Irish Superstitions

It can definitely be argued that superstitions are intrinsically tied in with traditional folklore, and with a culture as steeped in customs and fables as Ireland’s, it’s no surprise that there are more than a handful of superstitions unique to the country and its people. 720 more words

Irish History

Gone conferencing

Oh hey there, pals. I hope your NaNoWriMos are going swimmingly in the last stretch. Mine most certainly took a detour, but then again, I rebelled and edited an existing book. 265 more words

Banshees Or Warning Spirits

I have always been fascinated by the mythological creature called the Banshee, which is usually an omen of death and or misfortune. I always believed it was original to Ireland but I recently came across a book that details Banshee encounters in other parts of the world. 944 more words

Strange Practice by Vivian Shaw

I received this novel as an advanced copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

After reading urban fantasy novels, I’ve been really wanting to find more books in this genre. 268 more words


Classic Album of the Week: Siouxsie and the Banshees-Juju

1978’s “The Scream” saw an insane amount of potential in the punky-groove realm with barren drum grooves and simple, quirky guitar loops complementing a huge lead singer with shocking make-up and a wild melodic sense.  399 more words


Murderous kelpies, now half price for summer

It’s July. The sun’s out (except for viewers in Scotland, I suspect). And your to-read pile is in need of a boost for the holidays. Well, read on, friend, for I’ve got just the thing for you… 227 more words

That Awful, Thrilling Terror


By Rachel Lianna Holland, October 27, 2016

Word Count: 649

Rating: PG for frightening and disturbing elements

Summary: A girl foolishly wanders into a ruined tower, haunted by a deadly curse. 656 more words