A leprechaun (Irish: leipreachán) is a type of fairy in Irish folklore. It is usually
depicted as a little bearded man, wearing a coat and hat, who partakes in
Ireland is most famous for its Leprechauns and has caught the imagination of
millions around the world. How much do you know about the Irish Leprechaun?
Jun 20, 2013 ... Leprechauns are often described as wizened old men with pots of gold. But there
is much more to the Irish folk legend.
Mar 13, 2012 ... According to the 1831 book 'Legends and Stories of Ireland' by Irish novelist
Samuel Lover, Ireland's ancestors described leprechauns as short ...
is an Irish
fairy - one of the 'little people' who takes the form of a little old man. Rumour has it that if you catch a leprechaun
, you can make him tell you where he hides his treasure - but don't take your eyes off him for a moment, or he'll disappear ... More »
Dec 14, 2015 ... Belief in leprechauns and other magical creatures were once widespread in
Sep 21, 2015 ... These are all common perceptions today regarding the famous characters from
Irish folklore: Leprechauns. The characteristics of these ...
Jul 30, 2014 ... The most famous, recognizable, and misrepresented symbol of Irish mythology is
the leprechaun. These mythical creatures have origins ...
The original Irish name for these figures of folklore is lobaircin, meaning small-
bodied fellow. In Irish mythology, a leprechaun is a type of male faerie said to ...
The Myth of the Leprechaun - We take an indepth look behind the history of the
Leprechaun and it's place in Irish folklore.