Irish Superstitions

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Irish Superstitions

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Did you know it is unlucky to meet a barefoot man, to start a journey on 10th of November or to get married on a Saturday,   - more and more of the old customs are dying out, in the past Irish life was full of superstitions covering all areas of life.

Irish superstitions recalls many of the customs and superstitions surrounding love, death, weather, animals, places, plants, special days of the year and even fairies. A quirky reflection of old Irish beliefs and a fascinating insight into a disappearing world. 

Published by Mercier Press, written by Padraic O'Farrell, 160 pages, hard back