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The art of water divining

The ancient art of water divining in Ireland has been handed down from the pre-Christian Druids, who used yew-rods to issue their predictions. Water divining, however, survives quietly in contemporary Irish society and is used by many builders who need to locate the best spot on the land to drill for water, although most diviners are found by word of mouth rather than via a website or directory. Sean was joined by Gerry Cremins, Chairman of the Irish Society of Diviners to discuss...

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11.05 1 Feb 2023


The art of water divining


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The ancient art of water divining in Ireland has been handed down from the pre-Christian Druids, who used yew-rods to issue their predictions. Water divining, however, survives quietly in contemporary Irish society and is used by many builders who need to locate the best spot on the land to drill for water, although most diviners are found by word of mouth rather than via a website or directory.

Sean was joined by Gerry Cremins, Chairman of the Irish Society of Diviners to discuss...


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