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The Fox - mug
  • The Fox - mug
  • The Fox - mug

The Fox - mug


Mar 18th - Apr 14th

The Fox has two names in the Irish language, Sionnach or Madra Rua, literally meaning, Red Dog. It is an animal forever intertwined with life in rural and indeed, urban Ireland. The Fox was regarded in high esteem for its cunning and resourcefulness by the Druids in ancient Ireland and in Christian times there is a tale of the Fox and St. Brigid whereby a hunted Fox is given sanctuary by the saint. She brings it to the king who was about to put to death, a man who had killed had killed his fox, one of high intelligence. When St. Brigid’s fox proves of equal talents, the man is freed. It is said the fox eventually returned to his home in the wild. The Fox 18th March - 14th April. Tree Lore equivalent, the Alder.

Illustrated by Margaret McKenna


Dimension (L x W x H) 105 x 105 x 115 Millimetre
Weight 350 Gram