The Stingy Jack Legend

The Stingy Jack Legend

  In this article we will be covering the Stingy Jack legend, which is thought to be the origin behind the most popular Halloween item of them all – the jack-o’-lantern. Let’s take a closer look…   Stingy Jack History There are many versions of the Stingy Jack history floating about online, but this seems […]

Phantom Islands - Hy-Brasil

Phantom Islands – Hy-Brasil

This article will be covering the common Celtic maritime tradition of phantom islands – outcrops of land that have appeared on historical maps, only to disappear from maps later. One such island is thought to be nestling somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean west of Ireland – Hy-Brasil. Hy-Brasil The island has picked up many different names throughout traditional maritime […]

White Lady of Kinsale

White Lady of Kinsale

  ​This paranormal report comes from the harbor in Kinsale in Charlesfort, Ireland. The legend of White Lady of Kinsale is one of the most famous yet tragic Irish ghost reports on record… The Fortress Charlesfort was a fortress built during the reign of Charles II between 1677 and 1682. It was positioned strategically so that it could defend the mainland […]