Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leprechaun

A leprechaun (Irish: leipreach√°n) is a type of fairy in Irish folklore. They are usually depicted as little bearded men, wearing a coat and hat, who partake in mischief. They are solitary creatures who spend their time making and mending shoes and have a hidden pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. If captured by a human, ...

www.livescience.com/37626-leprechauns.html

Mar 8, 2017 ... Leprechauns are often described as wizened old men with pots of gold. But there is much more to the Irish folk legend.

www.irishcentral.com/culture/entertainment/top-ten-facts-about-leprechauns-and-where-the-legends-really-came-from-212728761-237598771

Jun 1, 2017 ... Belief in leprechauns and other magical creatures were once widespread in Ireland, according to LiveScience.com. 1. According to the book "The Element Encyclopedia of Magical Creatures," by John and Caitlin Matthews, the leprechaun legend can be traced back to eighth-century tales of water spirits ...

www.celtic-weddingrings.com/myth-of-the-leprechaun

According to fables, Leprechauns are tiny entities that normally take the form of an old man in a red or green coat. They are known to be mischievous little creatures that like to make shoes and store their gold coins in a pot of gold that is hidden at the end of a rainbow. If you happen to capture a Leprechaun, he will give you ...

fairlyoddparents.wikia.com/wiki/Leprechauns

Leprechauns are magical beings from Irish folklore. Leprechauns are a magical race centered on...

www.imdb.com/title/tt0107387

Comedy · An evil, sadistic Leprechaun goes on a killing rampage in search of his beloved pot of gold.

www.ancient-origins.net/news-myths-legends-europe/leprechauns-end-rainbow-lies-richness-irish-folklore-003920

Sep 21, 2015 ... Those little men all dressed in green, obsessed with rainbows and treasure, trickery, and of course shoe-making. These are all common perceptions today regarding the famous characters from Irish folklore: Leprechauns. The characteristics of these mythical creatures has transformed over the years and ...

mentalfloss.com/article/62173/15-lucky-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-leprechauns

In America, the little bearded sprites known as leprechauns have become synonymous with St. Patrick's Day and Irish culture. Here are some lucky facts about Ireland's mythical little beings. 1. Leprechauns are fairies. Although they might not match your initial idea of what a fairy is, leprechauns are considered a part of the ...

www.yourirish.com/folklore/legend-of-leprechauns

Sep 3, 2014 ... Leprechauns in Ireland are known as the wee folk who love underground. A Leprechaun is a small person with magical powers like all Leprechauns.