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Shauna Lawless is an author and blogger from County Down

Her books and blogs discuss Irish mythology, Irish history, current reading, and any topics relating to Irish culture she thinks are of interest

Mythology and History

The mythology and history of Ireland is beautiful and captivating, but still largely unexplored.

Through her novels and blogs, Shauna explores Irish culture, mythology, folk tales and legends.


Shauna Lawless is an author and her first novel, Gormflaith, is out in 2021.


The Shauna Lawless is writing blog is a place where Shauna discusses all the books she is currently reading, interesting myths and legends, and unknown historical figures.

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Novella review: Tower of Mud and Straw by Yaroslav Barsukov

How completely different. That is my overwhelming thought on reading this beautiful novella. I’ve been enjoying my fantasy lately; lands full of assassins, mages, female warriors, and cold-hearted kings. This isn’t that book. However, it’s no bad thing. This is still fantasy, but much more grounded, and yet, somehow more fantastical. Imagine the visuals ofContinue reading “Novella review: Tower of Mud and Straw by Yaroslav Barsukov”

Book Review – The Emperor’s Blades by Brian Staveley

PREMISE The Emperor has been murdered, leaving the Annurian Empire in turmoil. Now his progeny must prepare to unmask a conspiracy. His son Valyn, training for the empire’s deadliest fighting force, hears the news an ocean away. And after several “accidents” and a dying soldier’s warning, he realises his life is also in danger. YetContinue reading “Book Review – The Emperor’s Blades by Brian Staveley”

Thereafter the Tuatha Dé Danann came into Ireland. In this wise, they came, in dark clouds. They landed on the mountains of Conmaiene Rein in Connachta, and they brought a darkness over the sun for three days and three nights.


The Mythological Cycle of Irish history talks about the invading races of magical peoples who came to Ireland

The Fomorians and the Tuatha Dé Danann are the most famous.

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