St. Patrick’s Day Trivia

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Germies!  Here are a few fun facts we bet you didn’t know. Saint Patrick was English (born in Britain around 350 A.D.), and his official color is actually blue, not green. The chance that you will ever find a four-leaf clover is 1 in 10,000. Ireland is snakeless due to the […]

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The Solitary Fairies

In 1888, William Butler Yeats edited an anthology of Irish folk tales and folklore.  In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Germ Magazine invites you to enjoy Yeats’ introduction to the solitary fairies, now a part of the public domain and reproduced in full below.   Who better than Yeats to teach us of fairies?   […]

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