Friday 9 December 2016

Good in spells

Published 28/11/2011 | 05:00

•So, Sean Quinn moved an old tomb incurring the wrath of the Shidhe.

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A natural sceptic, I always remember my grandmother's advice on such things: "What harm is it to be respectful?"

She believed that the myths of Ireland were so strongly psychologically bound to the Irish psyche that it gave us strength and sustained us. By disrespecting these, we undermine ourselves.

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