The History of Leprechauns
Written by MJ Reporter Willow LaMunyon
Leprechauns get a Medicare Jet-Setters Groovy Review
Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day. That statement is more fact than we have imagined. Irish DNA is all over the world, and in America, it is hard to find someone without at least 5% of Irish DNA. Feel free to celebrate the day for the Irish because chances are a little bit of you actually is Irish.
The myths of Ireland are widespread and wild. Leprechauns are the most popular, but where did the little people who loved pots of gold and rainbows really come from? It might be surprising to know they are fairies. The little men in green are not what come to mind when we think of fairies, but they are said to be the descendants of the Tuatha De Danann, who are the magical creatures who served the Goddess Danu and were the first occupants of Ireland.
There are no Leprechaun females in the Leprechaun myth. It is said that is because they are the unwanted children of the fairy world, and female fairies are always wanted. Leprechauns continue on not by the usual means but because the fairies continue to send more to them. Being rejected fairies, they are noted for their grumpiness and unpleasant nature, but they can greatly reward you if you are friendly to them.
If you would like to have a Leprechaun of your own, you will need to build a trap for them. Start with a box of some sort and decorate it to lure the Leprechaun inside. They are said to like the colors blue and red and green, so one of those colors is perfect for your trap's interior. Furnish it using your imagination but always include shiny objects and some whisky for them. Do be aware that no one has ever actually trapped a Leprechaun this way, so when you get yours bragging rights come with him.
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Happy St. Patrick's Day