Bealtaine in Irish Folklore
Bealtaine is a significant community festival in Ireland, marking the beginning of summer and the changing of the year. In this article you will discover some of the traditions of...
Irish myth differs from many other cultures because there is no creation element. Where some cultures have the manifestation of deity or elemental beings becoming the physical world in which we live, in the oldest Irish stories, Ireland just is.
The origin stories of Irish myth are collectively known as Lebor Gabála Eireann, which is translated as the Book of Invasions, or the Book of the taking of Ireland.