Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • Ho ho horror ... As the nights draw in and the turn of the year looms we may seek the comfort of a cosy fireside and a warming drink and think of the approach of Father Christmas ... but hark ... what is that noise outside, could it be Santa Claus? ....


  • Explore the magic, mischief, and mystery behind Ireland’s most iconic and beloved mythical creature: the leprechaun. Leprechauns have been at the heart of Irish culture for years, capturing our hearts and minds alike—but how much do we re...


  • Historian and folklorist Bob Curran looks at the origins of this hero of Irish lore - the Leprechaun - fallen angel, diminished god or son of fairies - and at his habits, occupations and characteristics. He explores the superstitions surrounding the ...


  • Witch trials in the European or American sense were not common in Ireland although they did occur. In this book the stories of four remarkable court cases that took place from the fourteenth to the nineteenth century are told; other chapters chronicl...



  • This book includes tales of the heroes and gods from the Great Myth Cycles as well as tales of witches, ghosts, and fairies. It is an examination and celebration of the tradition of storytelling. This is the first anthology to seek out and record the...


  • Celtic tradition is rich in tales of wondrous beings, including giants, demons, fairies, merfolk, monsters, halflings, wizards, and witches. In this compelling explanation and celebration of these strange and fascinating creatures and entities, a mas...


  • From the origins of this hero of Irish lore -- fallen angel, diminished god or son of other fairies -- to his habits, occupations and characteristics, The Truth about the Leprechaun offers enlightenment on little-known aspects of the wider fairy worl...


  • What is your best defense against a phosphorescent land sheerie? Can you really find contentment with a wealthy merrow wife? The answers are disclosed at last in A Field Guide to Irish Fairies, the first and only such guide available. Expertly resear...