Tag Archive | Grá mo Chroí

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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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