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Legends of Innis-Sark (3), from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... do it at your request, and sometimes people refuse, fearing to anger the fairies by interfering with their work, whether for good or evil. But the ...
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Preface, from 'Ireland's Welcome to the Stranger, or An Excursion through Ireland, in 1844 and 1845, for the purpose of personally investigating the condition of the poor', by Asenath Nicholson, 1...
... a warfare at my own charges." I came to gather no legends of fairies or banshees, to pull down no monarchies, or set up any democracies ...
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123. BALLINGARRY, a parish - Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837) [Topographical Dictionary of Ireland]
BALLINGARRY, a parish, in the barony of LOWER ORMOND, county of TIPPERARY, and province of MUNSTER, from A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837
... abounds and is used for building. Knockshagowna, or " the Hill of the Fairies;" connected with which are some interesting legends, rises to a considerable ...
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From Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, narrated by Patrick Kennedy
... , or reverence for beings higher than the hill folk — the men and women fairies residing in caverns, and favouring or persecuting the worthies of the epic according ...
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Foolish Legends connected with this locality, from 'Ireland's Welcome to the Stranger, or An Excursion through Ireland, in 1844 and 1845, for the purpose of personally investigating the condition ...
... determined not to be out-done, and he screamed out exclamations to the giants and fairies, who all answered by repeating the same distinctly. We saw a line ...
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Clifden, from 'Ireland's Welcome to the Stranger, or An Excursion through Ireland, in 1844 and 1845, for the purpose of personally investigating the condition of the poor', by Asenath Nicholson, 1...
... days of chivalry, when all the superstitious legends were in full vogue, when fairies were plying their skill, and knights and chieftains were the men of renown ...
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Kilbroney, County Down, from 'The Story of Belfast and Its Surroundings' by Mary Lowry, circa 1913
... to St. Bruno or took its name from the wood where the broneys or fairies used to live in the good old times. However, it has been ...
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Sabbath in the Mountain Cabin, from 'Ireland's Welcome to the Stranger, or An Excursion through Ireland, in 1844 and 1845, for the purpose of personally investigating the condition of the poor', b...
... marble-stone." One told me that they wore red petticoats to keep off the fairies; "and this," he added, "they fully believe. ...
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Kathleen, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... she seemed to be lying in her bed, she was far away with the fairies on the hill dancing with her lover. And she was very happy in ...
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The Properties of Herbs and Their Use In Medicine, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... man unless to an adept. The wise women learn the mystic powers from the fairies, but how they pay for the knowledge none dare to tell. The ...
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