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Faoladh – Ireland’s Werewolf Legend

While they’re no longer there, Ireland was once a stronghold of wolves. In fact, it was sometimes called “Wolfland.” However, though they were wiped out in 1786, not all tales involving Irish wolves were terrifying. In fact, Saint Albeus was, according to legend, suckled by a she-wolf after being abandoned. (Speaking of Saints, one of the places where the cynocephalic St. Christopher was best known of was in, you guessed it: Ireland.) Though, as is to be expected with any country with an abundant predator, stories were told of them.. in this case, werewolf stories.

Read more – Lycanthropology, Werewolfery, and Lycantherapy, Faoladh While they’re no longer there, Ireland was….

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This entry was posted on March 17, 2015 by in Folklore.

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