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Girl dressed as a Merrew in Shop Street in Galway

Girl dressed as a Merrew in Shop Street in Galway: according to tradition they can herald a forthcoming death like a Banshee (normally a river or lake dwelling variety), or lure men to their deaths like the Siren of European mythology, and there are tales of mortals marrying merrew as well!

Girl dressed as a Merrew in Shop Street in Galway: according to tradition they can herald a forthcoming death like a Banshee (normally a river or lake dwelling variety), or lure men to their deaths like the Siren of European mythology, and there are tales of mortals marrying merrew as well!

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