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Hawthorn (no, not the AFL team)

The hawthorn, also known as the may, whitethorn, and in Irish sceach gheal, is a significant sacred tree in Irish folklore.¬†Known for its general protective powers, a hawthorn was often planted near houses to keep witches away. It was known … Continue reading

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