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‘Butter-Making and the Evil One’. Folklore from Co. Wexford

This folklore account details the superstitions surrounding butter churning and the belief that butter could be stolen by supernatural means. It was told by Honor Gaffney from Aclare, Wexford in 1938.  ‘It was believed by the people long ago, that certain people were under the power of the devil, and that they could ‘take away’ […]

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