Irish Werewolves and Their Tales


Early Irish forests were thick with wolves. Fierce, fast and predatory, it’s no wonder these animals inspired so many myths and stories before their extinction. The legend of the werewolf – men and women who could walk through the world in the shape of wolves – has captured imaginations for centuries.


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Sources and Further Reading


Ossory Werewolves


St Ronan


The Wolf Women of Cruachan Cave


Lady Jane Wilde’s Wolf Stories – in Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms & Superstitions of Ireland



Fragmentary Annals” in Silva Gaedelica by Standish H. O’Grady


Cormac Mac Art




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