Cleveland Comhrá: Our Little Blue Dot

Earth Day 24

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” This quote by British Polar explorer and advocate for the protection of Antartica and renewable energy, Robert Swan, strikes to the core to

Cleveland Comhrá: Oisín and St. Patrick

For most Americans, the history of this place we call America begins with the arrival of the Europeans. The rich history and mythology of the native Americans that were here prior to that is largely ignored, except for the descendants

Cleveland Comhrá: Top Ten of 2023

By Bob Carney This is my fourth year of sharing my top ten books of the previous year, and believe it or not, it is becoming more difficult every year […]

Cleveland Comhrá: The Winter Solstice

Explore the ancient Celtic traditions around the Winter Solstice in Ireland, from the celebration at Newgrange to the battle between the Oak King and the Holly King. Discover the rich history of solstice festivities, including mistletoe rituals and the adaptation of Celtic practices into Christian celebrations. Uncover the connections between pagan beliefs and modern Christmas traditions.

Cleveland Comhrá: Carmilla

Discover the roots of vampire fiction in Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s classic tale, “Carmilla.” Learn about the eerie storyline and its significance in the horror genre. Dive into the captivating world of Victorian vampire literature.

Cleveland Comhrá: The Dullahan

Delve into the eerie world of Irish folklore, where supernatural tales inspire classic horror stories. Discover headless riders known as Dullahan, banshees foretelling doom, and other spooky creatures that may have influenced iconic horror literature and movies. Explore the rich tapestry of Irish mythology, perfect for sharing with the next generation.