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A leprechaun (Irish: leipreachán) is a type of fairy in Irish folklore. They are usually depicted as little bearded men, wearing a coat and hat, who partake in ...

Leprechauns: Facts About the Irish Trickster Fairy - Live Science


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.

Leprechauns: At the End of the Rainbow Lies Richness for Irish ...


Sep 21, 2015 ... Early leprechauns were described as sly old men that wore red suits and were often found working on a solitary shoe. The word solitary was ...

ST. PATRICK'S DAY- History and Fun Facts - Leprechauns


Leprechauns storybook for kids. The original Irish name for these figures of folklore is lobaircin, meaning small-bodied fellow. In Irish mythology, a ...

St. Patrick's Day 2012: A Brief History of Leprechauns | TIME.com


Mar 17, 2012 ... When you think of a leprechaun, the first notion that comes to the modern mind might be the tiny green man on the Lucky Charms cereal box.

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Leprechauns - TheFW


Mar 13, 2012 ... William Thomas Cain, Getty. Few icons from folklore and mythology have been branded and co-opted more than the leprechaun. Stories of ...

Leprechaun Lore: The History Behind the Famed Green Mischief ...


Mar 17, 2010 ... The legend of the leprechauns states that these fairies hail from Ireland, where they make shoes and wreak havoc on unsuspecting humans, ...

Mar 1, 2015 ... In this video, a brief history of Leprechauns is presented. Transcript: The leprechaun is one of the most iconic symbols of St. Patrick's Day.

Irish Fairies | Leprechaun - Irelandseye.com


The name leprechaun may have derived from the Irish leath bhrogan (shoemaker ), although its origins may lie in luacharma'n (Irish for pygmy).

Leprechaun Watch at irelandseye.com


Watch for Leprechauns and other Irish Fairies with our hidden camera.

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The Irish Leprechaun - Irish Folklore Stories From Ireland


Ireland is most famous for its Leprechaun and has caught the imagination of millions around the world. How much do you know about the Irish Leprechaun?

Facts about leprechauns and where the legends really came from ...


May 11, 2016 ... Belief in leprechauns and other magical creatures were once widespread in Ireland.

15 Lucky Things You Probably Didn't Know About Leprechauns ...


Mar 15, 2015 ... In America, the little bearded sprites known as leprechauns have become synonymous with St. Patrick's Day and Irish culture. Here are some ...