This Halloween, The National Leprechaun Museum presents Cailleach, ‘the ancient hag of wisdom from Irish folklore’.
The festival of Samhain, summers end, celebrates life, death, and life beyond death. The Cailleach Bhéarra is the divine hag of Ireland she appears across the Island from The Beara peninsula in Cork to Slieve Gullion in Armagh, from the cliffs of Moher in Clare to Loughcrew in Meath. The great rocks she threw upon the coast that can still be seen today, she bore the harvest and tested our heroes.”
The National Leprechaun Museum is dedicated to Irish folklore, mythology and storytelling. With spoken word it aims to bring folklore to life for everyone. Based in Dublin city centre it opened in 2010 and has welcomed over 250,000 visitors.
Tickets and more info are available through the Leprechaun Museum website.