Selkies (Miss Sky)

Selkies are found in Irish folklore, they are known as the fairies of the sea. Selkies live as seals in the sea and shed their skin to become human on land. When a man steals the female Selkie’s skin she has to become his wife. However, if she finds her skin, she will return to the sea. In the movie The Secret of Roan Inish, a little girl goes to live with her grandparents and finds out one of her ancestors is a Selkie. Male Selkies make storms and overturn boats in revenge of seals being killed. Most stories about Selkies are found on the Northern coast of Ireland.


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