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Irish Superstitions and Lore

Published: March 2009

ISBN-13: 978 1 84758 131 0

Author: Kim Lenaghan et al

105 x 147mm/ 128pp/
Paperback £4.99, €6.95


Irish Superstitions and Lore

Irish Superstitions and Lore is a delightful little selection of Irelandís best-known superstitions and the stories behind them. Superstitions were once an integral part of day-to-day life in Ireland, especially in rural areas. They reportedly had the power to ward off evil, heal the sick, help the lovelorn and predict good and bad luck.

This intriguing collection of commonly used spells, rituals, cures and charms is vividly illustrated with charming and apt photography throughout. Fascinating and amusing in equal measure they cast a spell thatís sure to enthral readers. (Lucky cat not supplied.)



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