May 16, 2018

Rag Trees in the Irish Tradition

 A version of this article first appeared as a guest post on the Call of the Morrigan community blog in 2016. …

April 30, 2018

Bealtaine – May Eve Magic in Ireland

Fadó, fadó, sure there were only the 2 seasons in Ireland. Summer and Winter. Even after things moved on, for …

March 6, 2018

Irish Paganism Q&A with Lora O’Brien

It’s been suggested a couple of times that I should get on ‘the other side of the interview’, and talk …

February 11, 2018

On Irish Ancestry and Being Irish

… This ‘Irish Accent’ shit though. And leprechaun hats and lucky charms and a ‘Brigid Oracle’ machine and ‘Irish Yoga’ …

February 8, 2018

How to Make Sure You’re Not One of THOSE Tourists in Ireland

(There’s a presumption that American Tourists are) …insensitive rude people who think the only way to do things properly is …

February 3, 2018

How to Bake Your Own Irish Soda Bread

Flour. Baking Soda. Buttermilk. There you go, that’s your Irish soda bread recipe. Ok, so there MIGHT be a bit …

February 1, 2018

Medieval Marriage in Ireland

In Gaelic Ireland, your husband being too fat to have sex was grounds for divorce. A woman could easily divorce …

January 27, 2018

Is it Any Wonder the Irish are So Weird?

Wikipedia says: “The River Saile (known also as Weile Weile Waile) is a children’s nursery rhyme from Ireland.” That’s true like, it …

January 25, 2018

9 Signs That You Might be Plastic Paddy

Phoney Mahoney. Fake Irish. Plastic Paddy. Not terms you’d want to be used about you if you’re serious about your …

January 25, 2018

You Can Learn to Speak Irish Gaeilge!

It’s not that hard, really. Us Irish actually have the toughest time of it, with our outdated dinosaur curriculum forced-by-nuns-and-christian-brothers …