Draws together the mythology, legends and folklore of Ireland's birds, both wild and domestic. Written with imagination and enthusiasm, this mix of natural history, mythology and folklore will delight and enlighten all interested in the birds of Ireland.
In ancient Ireland there were 365 different body parts, and a different plant to cure each part. So Ireland’s wild plants have been part of our culture and folklore from the earliest times, featuring in the Brehon Laws, early Irish poetry and herbal medicine.
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