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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# superstition

Last year
Poll: Are you superstitious?
Today is Friday the 13th.
All time
Poll: Are you superstitious about Friday 13th?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
Not superstitious? You're in luck - it's over €4,000 cheaper to live at door number 13
The value of homes at number 13 are typically €4,335 cheaper than the average Irish property.
10 superstitions Irish people can't get enough of
~verry superstitious~
Houses with the number 13 sell for less in many parts of the country. Why?
It’s possible we have a sneaking fear of the number 13.
Carl Frampton plays some Stevie Wonder to wind up Quigg in dressing room row
The mind games continue ahead of Saturday’s world super-bantamweight title showdown.
Teacher charged with trying to sell albino schoolgirl for €8,900
The primary school teacher was with the girl when he was arrested and charged with abduction with intent to murder.
11 irrational superstitions Irish people believe in
Happy Friday the 13th!
Paddy Kenny sacked by new Leeds owner because of his date of birth
The former Ireland goalkeeper has left the Championship club, whose new owner is superstitious about the number 17.
This woman blacked up as Stevie Wonder in a TV talent show
Oh, and pretended to be blind. No biggie.
Curse of '51? No such thing, says star of Mayo's last All-Ireland success
Mick Mulderrig says the story that a priest cursed the counties footballers over 60 years ago ‘is a load of crap’ and Mayo can seal the Sam Maguire this weekend.
The truth behind 5 old wives' tales
Sitting too close to the TV? Swallowed chewing gum? Worried chocolate causes spots? Relax – it’s not as bad as you were led to believe.
The Magnificent Seven: Unlucky moments in sport
We’re getting into the spirit of Friday the 13th with these seven shockers.