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Irish Folklore and Myth

For anyone interested in folk tales, folk beliefs, myths, etc., ancient and modern. Such stories and beliefs are often the portal to the heart of a people, a path to a better understanding of the past and ourselves.

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Irish Mythology

Started by Sónia. Last reply by Agnes Jan 25, 2012. 6 Replies

The Story of Deirdre

Started by Sónia. Last reply by eiresonia Sep 7, 2011. 3 Replies

Resources

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Comment by Fred Ruark on August 31, 2012 at 6:18

Want to learn more myths and folklore to make entries in my novel authentic.

Comment by Rita Barnowski on March 4, 2012 at 2:02

I've been reading 'Celtic Myths And Legends' by Peter Berresford Ellis and really like the story of The Children of Lir.  I haven't finished it yet, but I'm having trouble keeping some of the charictures straight.

Comment by Derry Maire on January 2, 2010 at 13:22
Just want to learn more myths of the wonderful country I live in!
Comment by Kate on October 22, 2009 at 2:42
I'm finish up a degree in philosophy and a minor in comparative religious studies. I'm very interested in learning more about Irish mythology and folk tales.
Comment by Alied Pérez Martínez on July 8, 2009 at 23:55
Hi, I´m not Irish nor live in Eyre, but I´ve allways felt attracted to the Celtic culture (please don´t ask why, it just happens) You can find Táin Bó Cuailgne on-line here:http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/cool/index.htm. You can also see http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/index.htm. If you are also interested on other culture, it´s a good place ti find good texts. It´s been my primary source of info when I lived in Cuba and I hadn´t much access to information.

Hope you enjoy it.
Comment by Devon on June 25, 2009 at 16:53
I am trying to find as much as info as possible on Dreach-Fhoula - Irelands own vampire/blood drinking shape shifting fey
Comment by Rhea Moonoak LaFaye on August 18, 2008 at 1:10
hello so happy to have found this site
Comment by Tommy on August 15, 2008 at 2:49
always up for a good story.....
Comment by Sónia on July 3, 2008 at 3:12
Hello Ron!
How are you?
Great idea Ron! When I came to LiveIreland I was expecting to find ancient folk tales, folk beliefs and myths and of course Irish music. But, I only find the music...
I made a search and find one site with Irish stories for children. I choose one that I already had heard and open a post on the discussion forum. Hope you like it!
Slán agus beannacht!
Sónia
Comment by WyrdWanderer on April 23, 2008 at 3:46
I am a novice here. I enjoy folklore and myth, but I am not Irish (except, perhaps, somewhat distantly), nor have I even been to Ireland. Since this is an interest, I thought I would see if there are others likewise interested.
 

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