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The Kelpie – Scottish Mythological Creature
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The kelpie is a mythological creature and one of the most famous aquatic spirits in Scottish folklore. It was believed that kelpies often transformed into ...

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Leanan Sidhe –Demonic Irish Seductresses
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One of many stunningly beautiful but also treacherous fairy women in Irish mythology, the Leanan Sidhe is the bane of Irish artists, writers, and musicians. ...

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Gáe Bulg – Celtic Spear of Death
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The Celtic mythology of Ireland and Scotland is home to many fascinating weapons but none can match the gruesome Gae Bulg. The spear of the feared Irish ...

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Aos Sí – Ancestors of Ireland
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Irish mythology is full of creatures and beings, many of which are unique. One such category of beings is the Aos Sí. Considered to be the ancestors of the ...

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Fear Gorta –Irish “Good Luck” Zombies
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Most cultures and religions seem to have one version of a zombie-like creature or another, but few are as peculiar as the Fear Gorta. Translated as Man of ...

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Dearg Due – The Vengeful Irish Vampiress
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The Dearg Due is one of several blood-sucking monstrosities in the Irish/Celtic folklore. Depicted as a female figure, the Dearg Due is one of the most ...

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Celtic Mother Knot – Symbolism and Meaning
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Celtic knots are complete loops with no beginning or end, believed to represent eternity, loyalty, love or friendship. Most Celtic knots are highly popular ...

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The Abhartach – Ireland’s Vampire Dwarf Wizard King
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Few mythological creatures bear as many fascinating titles as Abhartach – one of Irish mythology’s most famous tyrants. Viewed as a possible origin for Bram ...

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Far Darrig – The Leprechaun’s Evil Cousin
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One of the lesser known but quite curious fairies in Irish folklore, the Far Darrig looks similar to a leprechaun but is much more ill-mannered. While ...

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Dullahan – Mysterious Headless Horseman
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Most people have heard of the headless horseman – his story is immortalized in multiple novels and other works of art. But few realize that the myth is of ...