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When did the four-leaf clover become a symbol of good luck?

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03/08/2007

Legend says when Adam and Eve were expelled from Eden, Eve took along a four leafed clover. So if you are lucky enough to find one, you are holding on to a bit of paradise. Celtic dominance once extended across Ireland and most of Western Europe. The Druids [Celtic priests] used shamrocks as charms to ward off evil spirits.