Episode 20: "Give Me The Gold"

Prepare yourself for a truly magical 20th episode as your World-Weary hosts investigate the enchanting lore of Leprechauns. Cassiopeia investigates a legendary Alabama Leprechaun encounter that went viral and Violet explains how a grisly discovery on an Irish mountainside led to the designation of a protected Leprechaun habitat.

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Further Reading:

A great website to learn all about the stories and characters of Irish Mythology.

Irish Mythology (Bard Mythologies): https://bardmythologies.com/irish-mythology/

A quick introduction to Leprechauns:

Leprechauns: https://mythologian.net/leprechauns-mythical-creatures-irish-folklore-story/

Crichton, Mobile, Alabama

The original Crichton Leprechaun news story (Local 15 News WPMI): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1ljOcl39PQ

The Crichton Leprechaun (wafflesatnoon): http://wafflesatnoon.com/crichton-leprechaun/

Mobile Leprechaun story revisited by TV anchor (AL.com): http://blog.al.com/live/2011/03/mobile_leprechaun_story_revisi.html

The Carlingford Leprechauns

The Naked Leprechaun of Carlingford (Video Documentary): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDBKLpRE30Q

The Carlingford Leprechaun (Video Documentary): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLgnr2Z-Px8

‘Little People’ are protected by EU (The Argus): https://www.independent.ie/regionals/argus/news/little-people-are-protected-by-eu-26941431.html

Carlingford Leprechauns (Ancient Origins): https://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends/carlingford-leprechauns-protected-european-union-are-they-real-007885

The Carlingford Leprechaun Cavern: http://www.thelastleprechaunsofireland.com/the-leprechaun-cavern/

The Leprechaun Whisperer: http://www.thelastleprechaunsofireland.com/the-leprechaun-whisperer/