Tag Archives: The Púca

A Gaelic Ghost Story

Last week my two youngest bundles of joy came home from school, full of excitement. They had been learning some of the gaelic words in class for the likes of Ghost/Púca or Taibhse, Witch/Cailleach, Vampire/Drochfhola. It was so great to … Continue reading

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An Púca, A faerie Ghost.

Well its finally that time of year, Oíche Shamhna Shona Daoibh. So today I will share with you the history of one of the most menacing or beneficial creatures to be found in Irish Mythology. The Pooka or in Gaelic … Continue reading

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The Púca

Today I will share with you the history of one of the most menacing or beneficial creatures to be found in Irish Mythology. The Pooka or in Gaelic Púca translates to Spirit or Ghost. The Púca is best described a … Continue reading

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