Olivia O'Mahony is a writer and folklore enthusiast from Dublin, Ireland. She holds an international degree in English literature and anthropology, and currently lives in New York, where she enjoys making up elaborate life stories for the subway rats. Follow her on Twitter or visit her website.

For centuries, stories from Irish myth and legend have ignited imaginations all over the world. Today, mysterious records of seemingly-impossible

For almost 300 years, the story of the mysterious dobhar-chú, or King Otter, has haunted the shores of Glenade Lake