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Celtic Bull – Meaning and Symbolism

In Celtic culture, bulls are an important animal, who appear in many tales, serving as a powerful symbol. The bull was sometimes sacrificed to appease the ...

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The Kelpie – Scottish Mythological Creature

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...