The Irish Leprechaun has been a staple of popular culture, cartoons, drinking songs, and cereal advertizing for so long that you'd be forgiven for not realizing that this pint-sized pygmy has a very legitimate standing in the annals of Irish mythology. The word 'Leprechaun' is itself a derivative of Middle Irish, meaning 'small-body.' According to local Irish folklore, Leprechauns are descendants of the Tuatha De Danaan, a group of mystical beings that arrived in Ireland hundreds of years before the Celts invaded the island. With the eventual arrival of human settlers, these creatures are said to have created entrances into Ireland's damp underground, then disappeared beneath the soil. To this day, believers claims that the creatures still remain in the underground realm, usually coming to the surface only at night.
Josh and the team decide to try a touristy Vampire haunted house before the investigation and realize sometimes that's scarier than the real thing.
Josh talks about why sometimes slowing down during your travels is the best course of action.
Josh gives you a sneak peek as to what to expect from the Hanging Coffins investigation.