“LEPRECHAUNS, LEPRECHAUNISM, AND (REAL?) WEE-FOLK SIGHTINGS” #WeirdDarkness

LEPRECHAUNS, LEPRECHAUNISM, AND (REAL?) WEE-FOLK SIGHTINGS” #WeirdDarkness

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IN THIS EPISODE: It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Time to celebrate all things Irish – including the holiday’s unofficial mascot: The leprechaun. But how much do you really know about the little guy? We’ll cover some of what you already know – and also what you don’t yet know, about these little fairies known as leprechauns.
Listen to ““LEPRECHAUNS, LEPRECHAUNISM, AND (REAL?) WEE-FOLK SIGHTINGS” #WeirdDarkness” on Spreaker.

STORY SOURCES…
“Leprechauns, The Irish Trickster” by Benjamin Radford for Live Science: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/aerm6n44
“Mills Park Facts” by Jennifer M. Wood for Mental Floss: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/2kva2txu
“The Bizarre True Story of Leprechauns” by Jack Beresford for Irish Post: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/63uxcysp
“The Crichton Leprechaun” by Lawrence Specker for AL.com: https://weirddarkness.tiny.us/4ddescxp

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