St Patrick's legacy of Christianity gave Ireland its image of 'saints and scholars'. These rose from among the ancient tribes and kingdoms of ancient Ireland, whose religions worshipped the trees and lakes, stones and animals of the wild landscape. Such gods and beliefs would not die easily.
We present, in this special feature, a reflection on some creatures of Irish myth which may not be entirely fictional.
We have featured seven different types of Irish Fairies.
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