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November 1 is the first day of winter. The night before is Hallowe’en, and is marked with feasting, merrymaking and divination. The Celts celebrated Hallowe’en as the Feast of the Dead, when the dead revisited the mortal world. The fairies … Continue reading
Leaving stuff out can make for a better story Filling in too much can leave a listener confused. Let them dream a little. http://bit.ly/149vySS
Wicklow Folk Tales, to be published by History Press Ireland, has gone to print. It will be published , online and in print, in August 2013.
Thanks to NEAR FM for the chat aboard the tall ship the Jeannie Johnston moored in Dublin port. We were discussing sea stories and I told the Wexford tale of the mysterious ship in Barrow Bay. Very atmospheric.