Phookas

From Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions, 1894

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The Phookas, or Pookas, have left some marks in Ireland. There is Castle Pookah, or Carrig-a-Phooka, Cork co., and a Phook cavern in Wicklow co. Pope calls it—

"A dusky, melancholy sprite
As ever sullied the fair face of night."

Phookas have been seen running from hill to hill. Their shapes vary, like the Boduchs of the Hebrides.

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