Tag: ireland

Tuatha de Danann

Tuatha de Danann are race of people in Irish mythology, whom are associated with fairies as their origin. Supposedly, they’ve gone into hiding to prevent their extinction. Name Meaning: People […]

Posted August 23, 2011

Seelie

The Seelie are one of two factions of faerie according to British lore. They are the good faerie who bring luck and good fortune to humans. They roam the earth […]

Posted August 22, 2011

Changeling

A changeling is an object or creature left in place of a human that has been stolen by fairies. The object/creature is enchanted to look like the human it has […]

Posted August 2, 2011

Banshee

Banshee comes from the Irish “bean sidhe.” “Bean” meaning “woman” and sidhe meaning “mound.” (sidhe eventually came to mean “fairy” as people began to refer to fairies as “the sidhe” […]

Posted August 2, 2011

Will o’ the Wisp

Will o’ the wisps are balls of light, usually blue, that appear over marshes and bogs. Some people believe they are the spirits of the dead, barred from Heaven and […]

Posted April 27, 2011