Ireland-- land of mystery, magic, fairies and legends where heroes and harpers, poets and warriors became immortal, and the royal hill of Tara still whispers of greatness. During the Dark Ages, while all the rest of Europe was swept into chaos, saints and scholars on this small island buffeted by the Atlantic preserved the knowledge of mankind. But the time would come when Ireland's enemies would attempt to systematically extinguish the light of the native Irish for all time. The weapon: a roll of repressive laws against anyone who would not submit to England's State Religion. The result was hardly what Ireland's conquerors expected. See More.