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Short Stories to Lose Yourself In

Short stories make the world go around. Here are some of the best submitted by our readers. Want to submit one for publishing here? Email us at editor@oldmooresalmanac.com CLOVER By

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Irish Poetry To Let You Escape

Here are some of our favourite poems that have appeared in the Old Moore’s Almanac over the past few years. Enjoy!   Mother Mayo by James Gallagher, County Louth An

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The Forgotten Irish Verse That Has Been Lost to History

Poems from the ninth-century, called the “Triads of Ireland” hold fascinating nuggets of wisdom inside them, if we can work out what they mean! Triads are a specifically-Irish form of

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The Constellations of Irish Skies Now Have Irish Tales Attached to Them

Julie Ormonde, author of a new book called Constellation Stories of Ireland is on a one-woman crusade to make the constellations in our sky makes sense to Irish people. She

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The Famous Scottish Tales that are Actually Irish

Your may have heard of Ossian. He was a Scottish warrior-poet. He told heroic tales about Finn MacCumhaill (MacCool) and his war band, the Fianna Éireann. But whoops, apparently his