As all things Irish are celebrated this week-- by many, quaffing green beer and beverages made pure and healthy by the distillation process-- one remembers the Faerie Folk of Lore, and the stories of their mischief! Why, it's said they can even make you disappear, taking you right away into their magical realm!
And then who knows what the "Aes Sidhe" might get up to in their Faerie Mounds?!
I think I've mentioned here before that one of my favorite movies (there are lots) is Disney's "Darby O'Gill and the Little People!" I was three years old when it hit the theaters.
("WOW, Wolfie, that movie's OLD!!"
"Sure 'n' it's a trip over my knee you're after!")
ANYWAY, it's a captivating, charming tale, with the beautifully-done special effects supporting the story, rather than being a distraction, like so many CGI things done now that only call attention to themselves.
This movie is especially nice for those of you with an appreciation for a young Sean Connery!
("Oh, and wouldn't I like to be feelin' your strong palm on my wee backside!")
And there are the wild and scary parts, like when the Banshee appears to herald the approaching death of the heroine!!
The Banshee's wail is indeed unnerving!!
So, here's a bit of timely folklore you may not have encountered!