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What was it like to be foreign in medieval Ireland? Find out in today's entry on incomers and exiles.
Who's the guest no one invited for Hallowe'en? Find out in today's entry on black birds and banshees.
What’s a wicker boat got to do with hair-styles? Find out more about medieval Irish fashion in today's entry.
Why might you need a helmet on a rainy day in Munster? Find out in today's entry on the penetrating misery of an Irish downpour.
Did you know that Saint Columba could 'number the stars' and predict the course of the moon? Find out more in today's entry on star-counting.
Why can't the one-eyed man be king? Find out in today's entry on blindness, blemishing and being ‘blind drunk’!
What exactly is a ‘love-spot’? Find out in today's entry on affairs of the heart.
Why does this Cú Chulainn have apples spiked on his hair? Find out in today's entry on bravery, bloodiness and the infamous ‘warp spasm’!
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