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The Dismal of the Burren - 1934

Limerick Leader 20th October, 1934 p.10 (abridged)

The clans are embattled at dark Corcomroe,
And proudly their trumpets and warhorns blow;
The blood, bone and strength of all Thomond are there, 428 more words

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Túatha Dé Danann - Origin

Their origin is uncertain, whether they were of demons or of men¹

The Túatha Dé Danann, the ‘People of the Gods of Danand’, by their association with pagan deities, have excited and inspired Irish folklore for generations.

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The Legend of Sadhbh

Sadhbh’s story, according to Lady Gregory’s Complete Irish Mythology describes how she was cursed by a dark sorcerer of the Tuatha Dé Danann named Fer Doirich. 513 more words

Irish Mythology

Grateful for My Time In Ireland

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Every year, St. Patrick’s Day naturally reminds me of the time spent in Ireland many years ago.

I went to Dublin, Ireland way back January of 2007 for a work assignment that let me stay there for about four months. 559 more words

Life

'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. 719 more words

Ireland

Fáilas

Fáilas was one of the four cities of the Tuatha Dé Danann, along with Gorias, Findias, and Murias, whence they came to Ireland. Morfessa was the instructor of learning there. 29 more words

Irish History

Winter Solstice: A Festival of Light

Winter is here. We, in the northern hemisphere, feel her enfold us. She is the Ice Queen. Cloaked in black frost, exhaling snowflakes in a great rush of crystal, she ushers us inside and bids us remember who we are. 471 more words

Mythology