In a land like ours, the old beliefs bring pleasure and wisdom
Exploring the legends, special places and treasured practices of old, Jo Kerrigan reveals a rich world beneath Ireland's modern layers.
So many of today's Irish traditions reach back to our ancient past, to the natural world: climbing to the summit of a mountain at harvest time; circling a revered site three, seven or nine times in a sun-wise direction; hanging offerings on a thorn tree; bringing the ailing and infirm to a sacred well.
Old Ways, Old Secrets shows us how to uncover the wisdom of the past, as fresh as it is ancient.
'Inviting, lyrical text and beautiful, atmospheric photographs ... A fascinating read.' Evening Echo on West Cork: A Place Apart
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|Size: ||26.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||The O'Brien Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781847177544 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|