The narrative of witchcraft in Ireland is a subject often left out of major surveys of the wider history of witchcraft. Dr. Andrew Sneddon’s research explores the presence and complexities of witchcraft beliefs and traditions in an Irish context.
Make sure you crush up your eggshells after eating an egg, otherwise witches will use them as boats and cause great harm!
In the great wealth of witch-related lore, the image of the persecuted local midwife is one of the most enduringly popular.
Who is la Befana, the Italian Christmas witch?