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Banshee: Ireland's Screaming Harbinger of Death

Season 1 Episode 15 | 6m 40s Video has closed captioning.

Dr. Zarka shows how this wailing female ghost connects to the very real Irish tradition of keening— a rhythmic wailing and mourning performed by women as part of the death ritual. Tune in to see how fact and fiction combine to create a supernatural tradition that connects the people of Ireland to their ancestors.

Aired: 10/17/19

Rating: NR

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