Ireland’s myths and legends quiz

Children of Lir sculpture, Ballycastle, County Antrim

Warring giants, mystical castles and Celtic gods: delve into Ireland’s fascinating folklore with our myths and legends quiz!

The Hill of Uisneach is said to be the sacred resting place of the Earth Goddess Ériu and the Sun God Lugh of Celtic lore. Which county in Ireland’s Ancient East is this legendary place found?

In Northern Ireland, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Giant’s Causeway is said to have been the result of a fight between giants Fionn mac Cumhaill and Scottish big man Benandonner. How many hexagonal columns are said to have survived this gigantic battle?

Which beach along Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is where mythical lovers Oisín and Niamh fled to Tír na nÓg (Land of Eternal Youth) on the back of a magical horse?

What stunning citadel holds tales of ancient kings, a certain patron saint and devilish origins?

What river in Ireland is said to have been home to the Salmon of Knowledge?

What saint is said to have banished the last serpent in Ireland known as Lig na Paiste?

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