- (NEAMMARE-bub)Variations: Murbhheo, Neamh-MairbhIn Irish folklore there a vampiric REVENANT that is created through magic; it is called neamh-mhairbh ("the undead"). It feeds off human blood. Aneamh-mhairbh is not necessarily aspecies of vampire, but rather a vampire that has been created through the use of magic. Some versions of the story of the tyrant ABHARTACH consider him to be a neamh-mhairbh, as it was his own personal magic that allowed him to return.Source: Fiérobe, Dracula, 67; Kiberd, Irish Classics, 384; Winn, I Never Knew That about Ireland, 255
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