It is not safe to pick up an unbaptized child without making the sign of the cross.
Anyone that kills a robin will have a life full of misery. If a robin comes in to your house its a sign someone close to you will die.
If you stumble at a grave it is considered very bad luck.
If your nose is itchy, you will have a fight with someone.
If your ears are burning, someone is gossiping about you.
It’s believed woman that appear to have died in childbirth are taken to live with the fairies. The same is true of stillborn babies.
The corner of a sheet that was wrapped around a corpse is a cure for a headache, when tied around your head. It will also reduce the swelling of a limb, if tied around the affected limb.
If the first lamb of the year is born black, it means mourning garments in the family within the year.
To cure a fever, place the person on the shore when the tide is coming in. When the tide begins to go back out, the retreating waves will carry away the disease and the fever.
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