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Ireland’s Síle na Giġ | An encyclopedia of all the Irish Sile na Giġ

A comprehensive catalogue of all the Shella na Gigs in Ireland with maps, photos and detailed descriptions. Source: Ireland’s Síle na Giġ | An encyclopedia of all the Irish Sile na Giġ

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‘Fair Rosamund’ – History… the interesting bits!

English history, Medieval History, Medieval WomenEleanor of Aquitaine, Godstow, Henry II, Richard I, Rosamund Clifford, Rosamund de Clifford, Woodstock Source: ‘Fair Rosamund’ – History… the interesting bits!

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The Fairy King’s advice on Trees. A poem from Early Ireland | Irish Archaeology

Early Medieval, fair king, poem, trees Source: The Fairy King’s advice on Trees. A poem from Early Ireland | Irish Archaeology

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Turlough’s Tale is on pre-order!

Turlough’s Tale is a short story set about ten years before Legacy of Luck, book 3 in The Druid’s Brooch Series. . After his wife dies in childbirth, Turlough decides his children will be better off with their aunt. He

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Green Dragon, Artist Newsletter

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The Celtic Fire Festival of Lughnasadh

I wish everyone a blessed and fruitful Lughnasadh!   Lughnasadh is a Celtic festival marking the beginning of the harvest season that was historically observed throughout Ireland & Scotland. Source: The Celtic Fire Festival of Lughnasadh

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Review: Pilgrimage | Never Felt Better

I’m excited to see this, especially as I just finished my second novel set in 12th century Ireland. A lot of my research dealt with the triple culture clash of Normans, Gaelic Irish and the Vikings, as well as the

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Storied Stones: Mythology Around Carrowmore | National Heritage Week 19 – 27 August 2017

Source: Storied Stones: Mythology Around Carrowmore | National Heritage Week 19 – 27 August 2017

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Ireland’s pirate queen: Twelve fascinating facts about the legendary Grace O’Malley – Irish Post

Grace O’Malley is celebrated in Ireland as the original ‘Pirate Queen’, but the 16th century figure was also a remarkable leader. Source: Ireland’s pirate queen: Twelve fascinating facts about the legendary Grace O’Malley – Irish Post

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Six ancient myths from the Scottish islands – The Scotsman

From rock-dwelling giants to mermaids and seals who steal the hearts of local women, Scotland’s islands are still alive today with tales of their supernatural pasts. Source: Six ancient myths from the Scottish islands – The Scotsman

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