Folklore ‘n’ Banshees?

Today in class we talked about folklore, notably the Banshee, or ‘Bean sidhe’ in Irish (‘Woman of the hills’).

Thomas Croker (1825) Henry Meynell Rheam (c. 1897)

(Source: Wikimedia Commons)

So we watched this priceless video, where kids at a school in Limerick tell their versions of Irish folklore (I recommend watching from the beginning to 2:16 especially). The first time we watched it, I understood about 10% of what was being said. Needless to say, the subtitles were useful!

In case you want to read more (who doesn’t?!), here‘s a decent enough source.

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