Title

GAA Curses: Myth, Magic or Excuse?

Authors

Siobhan Doyle

Document Type

Other

Rights

This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

Folklore studies

Publication Details

Updated / Tuesday, 28 May 2019 08:27

Abstract

Curses and superstitions are common in the history and folklore of the GAA. They intensify most often when teams wish to explain away a frustrating lack of success. Win and the curse is broken and banished forever. Lose and that curse will follow a team until they can prove otherwise.

DOI

https://doi.or/10.21427/zdbx-3h69

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