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A short examination of the Kilkenny witchcraft cases by Thomas Crofton Croker, taken from the Dublin Penny Journal, 1833
... and the still folk or silent people, as the supernatural beings which we call fairies, were not unusually termed —" Das still Volk" being the common ...
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152. Tyrone Society - Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837) [Topographical Dictionary of Ireland]
TYRONE SOCIETY, from A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis, 1837
... as a test of veracity in taking evidence among the people. A belief in fairies, called here the Wee People, is universal among the poorer peasantry; ...
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Law and Commerce in Ancient Ireland, from A Smaller Social History of Ancient Ireland, by P. W. Joyce, 1906
... thy fountains, or stray where thy streams disembogue, Then I think that the fairies have brought me to dwell in the bright Tirnanogue." Ireland, so ...
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Irish Druids, their Functions and Powers, from A Smaller Social History of Ancient Ireland, by P. W. Joyce, 1906
... to efface the memory of any particular transaction. They were the intermediaries with the fairies , and with the invisible world in general, which — as they asserted ...
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A description of Druids' altars or cromlechs in Ireland, from The Irish Fireside journal, 1883
... race, and by others to the gentry or good people, alias, the fairies ; and in all these lights they are held in extreme veneration, and ...
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156. Erin - Irish Pedigrees [Irish Pedigrees]
Erin, from Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation, by John O'Hart
... is only another form of the word "Eire' or "Erin." Eric Fairies Contents Genealogy page ...
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From Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts, narrated by Patrick Kennedy
... ," Killarney. The Donal Gealach mentioned above was the king of the Killarney fairies. [2 ] Fair Wave, Son of Ocean. [3 ] ...
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Religion of the Celts in Ireland, from 'Early Irish History and Antiquities and the History of West Cork', by Rev. W. O'Halloran, 1916
... to break the oath. The Pagan Irish believed in the existence of demons or fairies , who dwelt under the green hills of Erin, and had power to ...
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The full text of 'Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions', by James Bonwick, 1894
... Incantations Shelah-na-gigs or Sheela-na-gigs Heathen Festivals Keening Spirits Phookas The Leprechaun The Morrigan The Banshee Fairies The Sighe Ghosts Irish Magic and Tuatha de Danaans Tuatha de Danaan Magic Transformation ...
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The Butter Mystery, from Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland by Lady Jane Wilde
... that you did, but this is how it happened. Long ago, the fairies passing through your land had a dispute and fought a battle, and having ...
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