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pooka

wild shaggy colt that misled benighted travelers. [Br. Folklore: Briggs]
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Tips came courtesy of Sree Sreenivasan, dean of student affairs at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and Dawn Fitch, founder and president of Pooka Pure & Simple, an Orange, New Jersey-based natural bath and body company.
"Four Irish Legendary Figures in At Swim-Two-Birds: Flann O'Brien's Use of Finn, Suibhne, the Pooka and the Good Fairy" Diss.
The pooka, an animal spirit, is another important creature in Irish folklore.
"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.
Pooka shell necklace, drizabone hat, white pants ...
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.
(25.) 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.
And there's a clear Simon and Garfunkel influence on the disc's opening track, "Walk or Ride." On "Ooh La La," there's a bit at the beginning that reminds me of a British duo from the 90s called Pooka. That's what happens on this disc.
5.03pm - 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."