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A Guide to Irish Folk Tales | Medieval Irish monks were the first to write down the ancient Irish myths and fairy tales.

A Guide to Irish Folk Tales

An Irish monk has immortalized his cat Pangur Bán in this lovely century cat poem.

Full map of the Realms of The Great Tree of Avalon from the trilogy by T.A Barron. One of my favorite things about these books was how creative and detailed the setting was

Full map of the Realms of The Great Tree of Avalon from the trilogy by T. creative and detailed the setting was

This medieval manuscript curses the cat who peed on it--details and full curse in link.

This medieval manuscript curses the cat who peed on it

This medieval manuscript curses the cat who peed on it. Cologne, Historisches Archiv, G.

Faeries Sighting - UK  Fact or fiction? Excellent child actors...? Fun.

Creepy fairy insect - UK - this video is real too, kids were having fun.

An excerpt from The Tribes of Ireland - Ireland at the Birth of Your Surname by Mike Collins.

oglaighnaheireann: Map of Ireland, circa showing the Tribal territories and Kingdoms.

Ever wanted to know how Irish people wrote before they adopted the Roman Alphabet? This is the 'Ogham Alphabet' and its how the pre-Irish used to write. This book, the "Book of Ballymote", dates to at least 1st Century BC.

how the Irish people wrote before they adopted the Roman Alphabet? This is the 'Ogham Alphabet' and its how the pre-Irish used to write. This book, the "Book of Ballymote", dates to at least Century BC.

Vanishing Ireland: Further Chronicles of a Disappearing World, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0340920270/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdl_OPFKsb12PNTKT

The Hardcover of the Vanishing Ireland: Further Chronicles of a Disappearing World by James Fennel, Turtle Bunbury

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book” | Thought Catalog

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book”

The Notecard System: The Key For Remembering, Organizing And Using Everything You Read by Ryan Holiday

Lining from a 13th Century Bishop's miter. With the invention of the printing press parchment books went out of style and were often recycled as lining in garments and hats. Here is a miter lining with a 13th century Norse love poem written on the parchment.

Pages from a medieval Norwegian translation of French love poetry, recycled as the lining of a bishop’s mitre, to which a layer of cloth was subsequently pasted. Copenhagen, Den Arnamagnæanske Samling AM 666 b century)

Favorite Irish Folk Tales books -- these are NOT Americanized tales about fairies or leprechauns, but real Irish folk tales.

Favorite Irish Folk Tales Books to Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day on March

Michael Collins Prayer Card

In high school I did a report on Michael Collins. It was one of the first papers I actually had a deep interest in researching and writing. Michael Collins was a hero, a brilliant example and a revolutionary leader to all the Irish.

101 Things You Didn't Know About Irish History: The People, Places, Culture, and Tradition of the Emerald Isle (101 Things You Didnt Know Abt)

101 Things You Didn& Know About Irish History: The People, Places, Culture, and Tradition of the Emerald Isle Things You Didnt Know Abt)

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