Tag Archives: Witches

Tales from Ossory – Witches and Werewolves

Continuing on with the Samhain/Halloween Theme I would like to share with you and updated version of my take on a great medieval legend concerning the a case of Lycanthropy right here in Ireland. But first it is with great … Continue reading

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Tlachtga and the Sacred Flame

As previously mentioned the flame which re lit every fire across the country at Samhain came from Tlachtga. Tlachtga or the Hill of Ward as it is now known named after a former owner from the 17th century was once … Continue reading

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Countdown to Samhain 2013

It only seems like a short while since I was writing some Samhain related stuff for last year. Well this year I hope to expand a bit more with some more Irish related posts. Last year I wrote about Stingy … Continue reading

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Countdown to Samhain

Well its that time of the year again, the leaves have begun to fall of the tree’s, the coldness of winter has set in. Its the time of year when the darkness takes over from the light, as in the … Continue reading

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