By: Evan Martincek

What is the Leprechaun?

A leprechaun is a type of male fairy who usually take the form of a short bearded man wearing a suit with a top hat and a belt with a big buckle. They are known as wee folk. They are quick witted minds who like to partake in mischief. They are said to be very rich.

Where are they located?

They live deep in the Irish country side and are deeply buried underground in a large link of caves.

Roles of leprechauns in the fairy world

Fun Facts

There is a Leprechaun colony in Portland, Oregon, sometimes they are red, and they can live underwater.

More Fun Facts

There are no female leprechauns, leprechauns are a protected species under European law, and they have there own museum in Dublin, Ireland.