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True Irish Ghost Stories


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Irish fairy and folklore there were in abundance but there was no book of ghosts. And so I determined to supply this sad omission. Suddenly a brilliant thought struck me. I wrote out a letter, stating exactly what I wanted, and what I did not want, and requesting the readers of it either to forward me ghost stories, or else to put me in the way of getting them: this letter was sent to the principal Irish newspapers on October 27, and published on October 29, and following days. On October 30, the first answers reached me. Within a fortnight I had sufficient material to make a book; within a month I had so much material that I could pick and choose -- and more was promised...

Author Biography

John Drelincourt Seymour, Archdeacon of Cashel and Emly, was an Irish Anglican priest and author in the first half of the 20th century. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, he was ordained in 1904. After curacies in Durrow and Thurles he was the incumbent at Toem, Ireland, then Borris, before his years as Archdeacon of Cashell and Emly and Donohill afterwards. He died on 25 May 1950.
Release date Australia
October 1st, 2006
Compiled by Harry, L. Neligan Compiled by St John, D. Seymour
Country of Publication
United States
Alan Rodgers Books
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