Contemporary life is full of folklore, including urban legends, those odd, funny, or scary stories suited to the times and places we live in.
For many residents of ancient Britain, curses involved invoking a god to influence a particular individual according to their wishes
The first of two annual festivals run by TRACS (Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland), TradFest Edinburgh • Dùn Èideann is a celebration not only of Scotland’s traditions and heritage, but equally of the ways in which artists and performers continue to reconfigure them for 21st century audiences in innovative and exciting ways.
While landscape changes and stories decay, the marriage of the two – folklore – remains the constant dance in our collective memory.
Today we have a featured story from The Emerald Isle, and Dee Dee Chainey talks to Ronan Burke, who runs the website – a great place to find stories of Ireland and its legends! It was in the time of legends and heroes, when the Tuatha Dé Dannan had determined to go into their deep […]