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Aine the Irish goddess of love and fertility
April 1, 2021

Aine, Goddess of Love and Fertility

Of all the gods and goddesses in Irish lore, Áine is revered most in southern parts of Ireland. She is the goddess of love and fertility.
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rock salt sample
March 30, 2021

The Production of Salt in Ancient Ireland

Although salt is present in every living thing, mining it can be difficult. But how did communities gather salt in ancient Ireland, and what uses did it have?
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Aoife of the Land of Shadows
March 28, 2021

Aoife’s War and Peace with Cú Chulainn

The tales of old are filled with wonder. The story of Aoife, and both her rivalry with and love for Cú Chulainn, is no exception.
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History of Ireland
March 26, 2021

An (Incomplete) History of Ireland: From the Dawn of Man

This (incomplete) History of Ireland infographic touches on many of the historic points in Ireland's expansive past, from 14,000 BC to present day.
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a solitary standing stone
March 23, 2021

Druids of Ancient Ireland: The Society and its Beliefs

The druids of ancient Ireland are a mystery. Were human sacrifices real? Could the druids perform magic? Find out about their society, practices and beliefs.
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Oisin, son of Fionn
March 20, 2021

Who was Oisín?

Oisín (Ossian) was a son of Fionn mac Cumhaill. He was a warrior in the Fianna and Ireland’s greatest poet. He spent 300 years in the Land of Promise.
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Ireland’s Top 5 Amazing Archaeological Finds

From perfectly preserved bog bodies to a 4,000-year-old lunala (a gold necklace), Ireland has been a rich source of amazing archaeological finds over... [Read more]