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Featured guest: Ali Isaac, fantasy author

Ali Isaac, author of Grá mo Chroí and The Tir na Nog Trilogy celebrates St Patrick’s day with our readers by talking about the origins of Irish folklore, emblems and symbols. About our featured guest – Ali Isaac lives in rural Ireland and is the author of two books based on Irish mythology and a disabled hero. […]

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Book feature: The Tir na Nog Trilogy by Ali Isaac

About the author – Ali Isaac lives in rural Ireland and is the author of two books based on Irish mythology and a disabled hero. She has also recently co-written a book of love stories based on tales from Irish mythology with author Jane Dougherty. She regularly writes for Irish Central and Brigid’s Fire magazine. Introduction […]

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Short story: The origins of the Irish leprechaun

Ali Isaac, author of Grá mo Chroí and The Tir na Nog Trilogy celebrates St Patrick’s day with our readers by sharing some folklore on the origins of the Irish leprechaun. Known in Irish as the leipreachán, this mischievous little fellow is usually depicted as an old man, about three feet tall, with distinctive red hair […]

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Short story: The origins of the Claddagh ring

Ali Isaac, author of Grá mo Chroí and The Tir na Nog Trilogy celebrates St Patrick’s day with our readers by sharing some background information and history on the Claddagh ring. The Claddagh ring is a symbol of Ireland that we all know and recognise. It is often used in place of a wedding ring, […]

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Short story: Origins of the Irish harp

Ali Isaac, author of Grá mo Chroí and The Tir na Nog Trilogy celebrates St Patrick’s day with our readers by sharing some background information and history on the Irish harp. The Irish harp is recognised worldwide as being Ireland’s national emblem. We see it everywhere, from our pint of Guinness to the flag of Leinster; […]

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