The Drine Skeg (Hawthorn Hedge)

I would like to speak about the drine skeg or hawthorn hedge, which, although not recognised by law as a boundary hedge, is largely used to separate fields, especially in the lowlands. The planting of these is of special interest.

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Lus y Wooishall – The Wishing Herb – Yarrow

Cut by the light of the new moon by a young woman who said as a charm: “Good morra, green yarra, Good morra, green yarra, Good morra green yarra to thee; Tell me tonight Before to-morra Who my true love

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