May 21, 2018

The Curse of Macha

Sometimes a Goddess fancies a change. Immortality can get awful boring after a time. So it was with the Goddess …

May 1, 2018

The Banshee in Italy

Let’s go now to a lake away in Italy, where a group of distinguished visitors – all elegant and intelligent …

February 13, 2018

At Caiseal Manannán

A clash of metal rang out over the training grounds, followed by a muffled grunt of exertion, and the wooden …

February 10, 2018

The Red Haired Hare

The oak door boomed, with a fierce thumping that shook the drying bundles of herbs right out of the rafters …

January 31, 2018

The Fairy Lover

The fire crackled and hissed, as life escaped from sticks and seeped from turf that had lain long idle in watery …

January 31, 2018

Poem for the Morrigan

The Morrigan She Stands Silent, hooded, darkened countenance shifting, muted, inescapably There. Her Face Unknowable, terrible, hidden She is Everything …

January 20, 2018

The Síd at Kesh Corann

Fionn MacCumhaill, leader of the noblest band of Irish warriors, the Fianna, sat on the hunting mound at the Sidhe …

January 5, 2018

Padraig and the Pouca

    There was a young man in Clare, a miller’s son, whose name was Padraig. He worked hard for …

January 4, 2018

First President of Ireland – Douglas Hyde

‘We need not claim that in quantity and quality of achievement he was great as a writer; but we surely …

December 31, 2017

Lugh Comes to Tara

It was fierce cold for sure out there, away from the light and heat of the feast.  Eoghan hated gatekeeping …