True Irish Ghost Stories

True Irish Ghost Stories

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by St. John D. Seymour
     
 

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"This book had its origin on this wise. In my Irish Witchcraft and Demonology, published in October 1913, I inserted a couple of famous 17th century ghost stories which described how lawsuits were set on foot at the instigation of most importunate spirits. It then occurred to me that as far as I knew there was no such thing in existence as a book of Irish ghost…  See more details below

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"This book had its origin on this wise. In my Irish Witchcraft and Demonology, published in October 1913, I inserted a couple of famous 17th century ghost stories which described how lawsuits were set on foot at the instigation of most importunate spirits. It then occurred to me that as far as I knew there was no such thing in existence as a book of Irish ghost stories. Books on Irish fairy and folk-lore there were in abundance-some of which could easily be spared-but there was no book of ghosts. And so I determined to supply this sad omission. "

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409967941
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Publication date:
02/27/2009
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

St. John D. Seymour, B.D., Litt. D., was a Protestant clergyman who lived at Donohil Rectory in Tipperary, one of the sites of hauntings reported in True Irish Ghost Stories. His other books include Irish Witchcraft and Demonology and Irish Visions of the Other-World.

Harry L. Neligan, D.I.R.I.C., served as District Inspector with the Royal Irish Constabulary.

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