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The Leprechauns didn’t grant wishes or fix your shoes!

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Happy St Patrick's day Everyone!

We have all heard about the legend of leprechauns granting wishes, if you are so lucky to catch one that is.

Be sure to hold on to the little fella, according to Irish legends, people lucky enough to capture a leprechaun can barter his freedom for a wish or to fix your shoes! Yes thats right, fix your shoes.

The first mention of the shoes maker story comes about in the 19th century. There's another spelling of "leprechaun" which could be translated as 'working on one shoe'

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