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Timeless Wisdom: What Irish Proverbs Tell Us about Ourselves Aidan P. Moran

Timeless Wisdom: What Irish Proverbs Tell Us about Ourselves

Aidan P. Moran

Published April 1st 2007
ISBN : 9781904558811
Paperback
194 pages
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What can we learn from the folk wisdom of the old Celts? For centuries. Irish proverbs or seanfhocail have provided memorable insights into everyday experiences such as love, marriage, happiness and death. In doing so, they give us a unique insightMoreWhat can we learn from the folk wisdom of the old Celts? For centuries. Irish proverbs or seanfhocail have provided memorable insights into everyday experiences such as love, marriage, happiness and death. In doing so, they give us a unique insight into human nature as well as an understanding of the lives and outlook of our forebears. But is such timeless wisdom still relevant in the modern world - or merely the dying echo of a bygone era? This fascinating book reflects on this question and provides a systematic exploration of the psychology of Irish proverbs. In particular, the authors examine a wealth of Irish wisdom about food, drink, weather, money, markets, land, health, happiness, love, marriage and death - all the essentials of life