Old, Old Irish Curses
All Irish curses take the same form, they are intended to be said to the victims face, many people spit on the ground after delivering the curse, or crossing themselves.
45.) “May the worms devour your dead body, and may the rains do harm worse.”
46.) “You’re as greedy as a Leprechaun. May someone steal your pot of gold. ”
47.) “May your livestock wither and die. May your chickens become infected with lice and your cows go mad, may your claves be still born and fit food for the wolves!
48.) “May you go stone-blind and sleep with the devil thinking him to be your wife.”
49.) “May the seven terriers of hell sit on the spool of your breast and bark in at your soul-case.”
50.) “May the devil find a home in your arse!”
51.) “May the devil bugger you!”
52.) “May Satan come knocking at your door at midnight!”
53.) “May you meet Lucifer at the crossroads.”
55.) “You will be defeated in every engagement you take part in, and in every assembly you attend, you will be spat on and reviled. (St.Patrick)”
56.) “May death find you naked and alone.”
57.) “My curse is ever upon thee, may you find a long and painful death.”
58.) “I pray to the powerful Creator that you may go as high as the shaft of the missile, and in the clouds of heaven, as any bird and may the death you gave my companion-death at spear point-come also on you.” (Sweeney)