The Ritual of the Crane Dance Curse in Irish Mythology

It is known in Irish as the corrghuineacht, and is a form of magic-working, the power of which is intensified when practised standing on one leg, with one arm outstretched, and with one eye closed.

The ritual position itself is known as glám dícenn. (meaning ‘sattire which destroys’). But what’s it all about, Ali?