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Irish popular superstitions.

W. R. Wilde

Irish popular superstitions.

by W. R. Wilde

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Ireland.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1852 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR147 .W54 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination140 p.
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5292360M
      ISBN 100874711541
      LC Control Number72012720
      OCLC/WorldCa520785

      Dáithí Ó hÓgáin, one of Ireland’s leading folklorists, gives a lively and informative account of the widespread folk beliefs of Ireland in Irish Superstitions, this popular guide to Irish superstitions, old wives’ tales and other spooky stuff from the Irish Superstitions includes a list of good-luck charms, spells, soothsayings and other irrational but charming.   Superstitions are surprisingly widespread, including a fear of Friday the 13th and a belief in good-luck charms.

      eclectic Irish popular superstitions (). The opening lines of Wilde's book assert that belief in the fairies of England died out long ago (p. v) ; Fairy and folk tales begins with precisely the same claim (p. 3). Wilde's opening essay names and briefly describes the primary sources of Irish folk and fairy lore (p. 17); so does Yeats's (pp ). Irish Popular Superstitions written by William Wilde and published by James McGlashan, Dublin. No date but probably early ’s as the Famine is spoken of in very recent terms and is blamed for the decline in superstitious practices.

      The Irish fairy book - A. P. Graves () The Irish mythological cycle and Celtic mythology - H. d'Arbois de Jubainville () The keen of the south of Ireland - as illustrative of Irish political and domestic history, manners, music, and superstitions - T. C. Croker () The Kiltartan history book - Seller Rating: % positive. Library data tells us that Jonathan Swift is the most popular Irish author, and the work for which he is best known, Gulliver’s Travels, is the most popular work by an Irish author in world Author: Lorcan Dempsey.


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Intended for a juvenile audience. A collection of Celtic tales and Irish superstitions by Sir William Wilde, father of Oscar Wilde. He was himself the author of more than a dozen books, and here attempts to capture the wit, wisdom and lore of the Irish.

There are sections on every aspect of Irish folklore from fairies to festivals. A central aspect of Irish folklore is the wealth of traditional beliefs and superstitions which have been held by Irish people over the centuries.

Many of these beliefs can be traced to Celtic traditions which the Catholic church failed to erradicate completely. Looking back at my childhood in Ireland, I find it amazing that so many traditional superstitions and cures were believed in Reviews: NOTES. A sod of turf stuck on a sally switch or kippeen, and placed in the thatch of an Irish cabin, is the sign of "good liquor within." The best of all our fairy tales are, perhaps, the "Superstitions of the Irish Peasantry," in the volumes of the "London and Dublin Magazine," published from to Irish Superstitions: Irish Spells, Old Wives’ Tales and Folk Beliefs - Ebook written by Dáithí Ó hÓgáin.

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Wilde, and first published inmaking it over years old. This antiquarian text explores old superstitions and folk stories of Ireland like How to Prove a Man Author: Amelia Wilde. Yet more Irish superstitions related to solutions to practical matters such as illness or injury.

Very few of these superstitions had any logical or scientific basis. Here are a selection of superstitions that were popular in Ireland for hundreds of years. Here are the observations of William Wilde (father of Oscar) in Irish Popular Superstitions, Dublin, Turf, coals, old bones, particularly slugs of cows’ horns from the tan-yards, and horses’ heads from the knackers, logs of wood etc were also collected, to which some of the merchants generally added a few pitch and tar-barrels.

Irish folklore consists of many classics that are repeated to this day. Popular Irish folkltales include the Otherworld (An Saol Eile), which revolves around the idea of supernatural manifestations and beings appear in many of the folkloristic genres such as ballads, popular song, legends, memorates, belief statements and folkloric material.

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Boston: Ticknor and Company, Wilde, Jane Francesca Elgee. Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland: With Sketches of the Irish Past, by Lady Wilde.

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