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The Most Famous Irish Poem

A poem, written by an Irish monk abroad, has survived from the 6th Century. Yes, it is about a cat. And centuries later we are still obsessed with cats. Irish

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Old True Irish Ghost Stories

There are many stories about Irish ghosts. In fact the Old Moore’s Almanac is still featuring modern accounts of them even today. But this book was the first book of

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Even More Rescued Irish Fairy Tales

The first fairy tales posted here were so popular that we have now collected together a second lot of fairy tales. These too, have been rescued Lady Wilde. Jane Francesca

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Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings is Actually The Burren. WE KNEW IT!

We all know The Lord of The Rings, by JRR Tolkien. But did you know what landscape inspired his masterwork? His muse was the Burren, in the west of Ireland.

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Rescued Irish Fairy Tales

Jane Francesca Agnes, Lady Wilde, the mother of Oscar Wilde, was a poet and writer in her own right. She was a great supporter of the nationalist movement; and had