Tag: irish legends

The Legend of the Leprechaun

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Several of our members here at Association of Paranormal Study are very interested in Irish folklore, so we thought we’d discuss the legend of the Leprechaun today! According to Irish fables, the Leprechaun is a tiny entity that normally takes the form of a miniature version of an old man wearing…


Banshee: The Omen of Death

The banshee is probably one of the most famous of Irish folklore.  Contrary to popular belief, the banshee is not a ghost. Instead, it is part of the faery world.  The word “banshee” actually means “faery woman.” Whether there is just one banshee, or several banshees, the quantity has always been a mystery.  Legend says…