Tag Archives: Ireland

Cave of the Cats (Roscommon, Ireland)

Oweynagat Cave – Cave of the Cats – Gateway to the Underworld and the Morrigan’s Palace. Rathcrohan / Rosscommon, Ireland GPS: 53.79677, -8.31038Article/Research by Thomas Baurley/Leaf McGowan/Technogypsie Productions, 10 October 2017 One of my most favorite sites in Ireland is … Continue reading

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Irish Genetic Studies: Closest relatives in Galicia and the Basque region

Genetic studies show our closest relatives are found in Galicia and the Basque region by Dick Ahlstrom, Monday Feb 16, 2009 (cross-posted for research here from http://www.irishtimes.com/news/genetic-studies-show-our-closest-relatives-are-found-in-galicia-and-the-basque-region-1.700877 for research and reference)  ANCESTRAL LINKS:WHAT DO pygmy shrews, badgers, mountain hares, pine martins and … Continue reading

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Could the four bodies found at Trinity roadworks be Vikings?

Reprinted from http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Could-the-four-bodies-found-at-under-Trinity-road-works-be-Vikings.html Jane Walsh @irishcentral August 15,2014 01:15 AM Team of experts believe they have unearthed a per-medieval cemetery at the heart of Dublin city.Photo by: Rubicon Heritage The archaeological firm excavating the site outside Trinity College, in Dublin’s … Continue reading

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Tobar Ghobnatan (St. Gobnait’s House, Church, Cemetery, Statue, & Well)

Tobar Ghobnatan * Ballyvourney (a.k.a. Baile Bhuirne), County Cork, Ireland * Named after the Matron Saint of Ballyvourney and sacred Bee-Keeping mistress, Saint Ghobnatan, this site is a holy pilgrimage location and monastic settlement known as “Tobar Ghobnatan”. This is … Continue reading

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Loughcrew Passage Tomb

Sliabh na Caillí (Mountain of the Hag), also known as Lough crew, is a infamous passage tomb is one of the four main passage tombs in Ireland next to Brú na Bóinne, Carrowkeel and Carrowmore dating to roughly 3,300 BCE. … Continue reading

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Jeanie Johnston

Jeanie JohnstonDublin, Ireland One of Ireland’s most famous ships is the Jeanie Johnston which is moored off the Custom House Quay in Dublin along the River Liffey. It is a replica of the three masted barque that was originally built … Continue reading

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Ireland’s First Mythical Inhabitants: The Fomorians | Faerie Lore

Ireland’s First Mythical Inhabitants: The Fomorians Faeries, God/desses, Monsters, Mythology, Selchies, The Fomorians, The Undead | Tags:battles, Eire, fae, faerie races, Faeries, Fir Bolg, Fomorians,ghouls, Goddesses, Gods, Invasions of Ireland, Ireland, mermaids, Nemeds, Partholons, pirates, sea pirates, Titans, Tuatha de Danann 4500 B.C.E. to ca. 500 B.C.E. The Mythological Cycle: The understanding of the folktales, folklore, myths, and legends of “Otherworldly” creatures who landed … Continue reading

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Saints ancient heart stolen from Dublin cathedral – Yahoo! News

By SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Associated Press – 21 hrs ago Email 23 Print RELATED CONTENT     Enlarge Photo A tourist gestures at the broken iron cage that housed the heart of St. Laurence … Enlarge Photo The iron cage that housed the heart of St. Laurence … Continue reading

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Ethicist: 18th century ‘giant’ should be buried – Yahoo! News

By JILL LAWLESS | AP – Thu, Dec 22, 2011 [ ~ copied for research purposes via WordPress’ “Press This” application. ~ ]   In this undated image provided by the Royal College of Surgeons, the skeleton, left, …   LONDON (AP) — … Continue reading

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The Vikings and Ireland

    About the Vikings & Their Coming To Ireland: The Vikings were originally the inhabitants of Norse countries, such as where modern-day Denmark and Norway are now located. They became a seafaring explorer people due to the Scandinavian land … Continue reading

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