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Lora O’Brien – Author & Freelance Writer – About Lora O’Brien

Do you feel drawn to Ireland, to it’s spirituality, history, people or lore? I’m fascinated by this woman, who runs workshops to get in touch with the mystical side of her land.   Lora O’Brien, Irish author, Freelance Writer, Heritage

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Ghillie Dhu – part of Scottish folklore and myth

Ghillie Dhu – part of Scottish folklore and myth Source: Ghillie Dhu – part of Scottish folklore and myth

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Legacy of Luck is Released!

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It’s here! It’s here! It’s here! Legacy of Luck is live! Legacy of Luck is released today!   It’s on sale for 99 cents through the weekend, and back up to it’s normal price of $4.99 on Monday, so pick it up

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Mythical Ireland blog: A dream of the collapse of Mellifont Abbey and the reinstatement of the old names of Newgrange

Source: Mythical Ireland blog: A dream of the collapse of Mellifont Abbey and the reinstatement of the old names of Newgrange

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Was Sansa’s Abuse Normal in the Middle Ages? | The Public Medievalist

Source: Was Sansa’s Abuse Normal in the Middle Ages? | The Public Medievalist

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Life in the Middle Ages: Medieval bastards

Source: Life in the Middle Ages: Medieval bastards

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Painted Pictish Pebbles – Sling-shots or charm stones? | Ancient Origins

Painted pebbles are a class of Pictish artifact found in northern Scotland dating from the first millennium AD. Source: Painted Pictish Pebbles – Sling-shots or charm stones? | Ancient Origins

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New Year’s Traditions from Ireland

Looking to discover some unusual New Year’s traditions from Ireland? Some Irish New Year’s traditions have made their way to the present, just like these ones. Source: New Year’s Traditions from Ireland

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The Long-Banned Tradition of Mummering in Newfoundland is Making a Comeback | Atlas Obscura

Resurrecting a centuries-old Christmas ritual with creepy masks, horse heads, and bras worn on the outside. Source: The Long-Banned Tradition of Mummering in Newfoundland is Making a Comeback | Atlas Obscura

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Fairs and Markets

Even people who lived in the countryside in the fourteenth century were not always self-sufficient in food. Many tenants preferred to grow crops for money, rather than grow everything that they nee… Source: Fairs and Markets

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