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Halloween in Irish Folklore

These folklore accounts detail some of superstitions and festivities which once surrounded Halloween in Ireland. They are based on information…

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A traditional doll from the Aran Islands

This beautiful little doll comes from Inisheer on the Aran Islands. In 1939 it was handed into the folklore collections…

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Signs of the Weather from the Sky, the Sun, the Moon, the Stars and the Rainbow: Folklore from Co. Galway

This folkore account details some of the signs associated with approaching weather systems. It is based on information supplied in…

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Irish Proverbs. Folklore from Co. Waterford

This list of Irish proverbs was collected by the pupils attending Clochar San Eoin Dé school, Waterford in 1938. A…