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pooka

wild shaggy colt that misled benighted travelers. [Br. Folklore: Briggs]
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In Irish stories, the pooka can take many shapes, but most commonly takes the shape of a goat.
I always have a wonderful time, wherever I am, whomever I'm with," says his character Elwood P Dowd after palling up with a Pooka -a mythical creature from Celtic folklore which looks like Dylan from The Magic Roundabout but whose companionship will end up putting you in a sanitarium.
Dowd, whose constant companion is an invisible six-foot-tail pooka (bunny) named Harvey whose comments are heard only by him.
American songwriter Rose, who had cited Sharon's now disbanded duo Pooka as one of her most important influences, had recorded the covers at home.
This links Michael Harding's Una Pooka (1989), Murphy's Too Late for Logic, Carr's The Mai (1994) and Portia Coughlan (1996) (and earlier in Keane's Sive and Friel's Living Quarters (1977).
In Celtic England they are called the Pooka or Puck, and the Jack in the Green.
On "Ooh La La," there's a bit at the beginning that reminds me of a British duo from the 90s called Pooka.
03pm - Te Pooka gives a pyrotechnics performance on the water feature outside the public entrance at Holyrood.
And then I went to Ireland and discovered it was actually a six-foot-tall white rabbit--they call it the pooka.
Fire show by Te Pooka followed by torchlight procession and a fireworks display for all the family.
And so it is with Una Pooka,a play by Michael Harding which opens tonight.
To combine "justice with vengeance" he has Pooka Phellimey, "a member of the devil class", drag his father through particularly excruciating torments.