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Irish Folklore

Tradition, Modernity, Identity (Irish Cultural Studies)

by Diarmuid Г“ GiollГЎin

  • 292 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Cork University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Folklore,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Ireland,
  • SOC011000,
  • SOC,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Folklore,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Folklore & Mythology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8621377M
    ISBN 101859181694
    ISBN 109781859181690

      Ireland’s long history is riddled with ancient mythology and folklore. Ireland’s ancient societies, the Druids and the Celtics, believed in the power of magic and many of these beliefs spread to modern day legends told again and again across the country. Stories of warriors with all the knowledge of the world, fairies playing pranks on farm owners and leprechauns hiding their gold at the Author: Toptenz. Leprechauns are key figures in Irish mythology and if you find one of the little people of Ireland, then according to folklore, you may find his pot of gold. In Irish folklore a Leprechaun is one of the faerie folk and are often associated with faerie forts, the ancient Celtic settlements.

    Irish Folk Lore: Traditions and Superstitions of the Country; with Humorous Tales. By "Lageniensis." By "Lageniensis." Glasgow and London: Cameron and Ferguson, The Dagda, as per Irish mythology, was a priest who had a beautiful and big harp. In a war, the harp was stolen by a rival tribe and was taken to some abandoned castle. Dagda went there and called to his harp. The harp itself came to Dagda and he struck its : Sweta Sett.

      Many accounts within Irish folklore describe people who have had a much more disturbing fairy encounter and those who speak of these experiences are very often traumatised by what has happened to them. That is providing they recover enough to even speak about it because meeting the fairy folk can lead to abduction, madness and even death. LEPRECHAUNS AND IRISH FOLKLORE (MAGIC TREE HOUSE RESEARCH GUIDE, NO 21) by Pope, Mary; Boyce, Natalie Pope Osborne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Ireland has a rich mythological tradition that stretches back for centuries, and much of this folklore tells tales of the fantastic.

During the Irish Renaissance, authors such as William Butler Yeats Irish Folklore book Lady Gregory resurrected Irish folklore in their literary.

The collection of Irish stories is, by itself, worth the price of the book. In short, if you want an introduction to the Irish character, what makes the Irish what they are, you can do far worse than this volume of authentic Irish Folklore by perhaps one of the last of the great Shenaches, Padraic by: 8.

Popular Irish Mythology Books The Táin: From the Irish Epic Táin Bó Cúailnge (Paperback). Irish Fairy Tales In writing these fascinating stories, Edmund Leamy turned to the Irish Folklore book past to give the Irish people something which would implant in them a love for the beauty and dignity of their country’s traditions.

The charming and poetic tales in this book include 'Princess Finola and the Dwarf', 'The Fairy Tree of Dooros ', 'The House in the Lake', 'The Little White Cat', 'The. In The Ould Ago, meaning a long time ago, is a book of Illustrated Irish Folklore book by Johnny McKeagney.

Comprising of two hundered intricately hand-drawn illustrated pages of Irish traditions, crafts, history, countryside, farming ways, wildlife, myths and customs it is all sewn together in a case-bound hardback A3 size cover.

What a magical reading experience. This is indeed a treasury of Irish myth, legend, and folklore, compiled in two parts,i.e. fairy and folk tales of the Irish peasantry, and Cuchulain of Muirthemne: The Story of the Men of the Red Branch of Ulster, by Lady Gregory/5(24). Early Irish Myths and Sagas is an anthology of many of the most important of these texts, and it’s the perfect place for someone new to Old Irish literature to start.

These are epic tales of adventure, heroism, romance, mystery, and magic – greatly entertaining and moving as well as educational. The story Deirdre of the Sorrows is recorded in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology.

It’s a tale of beauty, lust, and death dating back Aillén Mac Midgna – The Fire Breathing Goblin. The story of Aillén Mac Midgna is described in the Fenian Cycle of Irish Mythology under The Boyhood Deeds of Fionn, a story covering Fionn.

The Ocean Plague: or, A Voyage to Quebec in an Irish Emigrant Vessel is based upon the diary of Robert Whyte who, incrossed the Atlantic from Dublin to Quebec in an Irish emigrant ship. His account of the journey provides invaluable eyewitness testimony to the trauma and tragedy that many emigrants had to face en route to their new lives in Canada and America.

Lady Augusta Gregory was a close collaborator with W.B. Yeats, the Irish poet and mystic. These three books are her retellings of Irish mythology and folklore, and are among the best of the genre. Cuchulain of Muirthemne by Lady Augusta Gregory [] [PB] Gods and Fighting Men by Lady Augusta Gregory [] [PB] A Book of Saints and Wonders.

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0 Reviews. ‘Elf’ became a label for the Irish fairies when the English began to write about and record Irish folklore. Originally, ‘elf’ was used to describe all fairies. Over time, the term came to stand for a specific subset of fairies: those that are small and possess supernatural powers.

Irish folklore has been best preserved in rural areas - for example the Irish wake traditions of whiskey, snuff and music illustrated here.

Traditional Irish Folklore A central aspect of Irish folklore is the wealth of traditional beliefs and superstitions which have been held by Irish people over the s:   Even today, children still hear of some of these stories in school or in Irish fairytale books. We’ve picked out a few of our favourite Irish folklore stories that have been passed down for centuries.

Children of Lir. The Children of Lir is a well known legend that can be recounted by ay Irish school child and most adults too.5/5(). The three main manuscript sources for Irish mythology are the late 11th/early 12th century Lebor na hUidre (Book of the Dun Cow) which is in the library of the Royal Irish Academy, the early 12th century Book of Leinster in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.

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Variations: Art-luachra, Arc-luachra, Airc-luachra, Dochi-luachair, Just-halver, Joint-eater, Mankeeper, Darklooker, Art-pluachra (mispronunciation) Fairies are far removed from the sanitized Victorian ideal we are accustomed to.

The Four Cycles of Irish Mythology. The tales are, in the main, related in four cycles which sometimes are intertwined, The Mythological Cycle, the Ulster Cycle, the Fenian Cycle and the Historical Cycle. There are also other sources such as the Book of Hy Maine, The Great Book of Lecan, the Yellow Book of Lecan and also the Book of Ballymote.

From Fionn Mac Cumhaill to the Children of Lir, enjoy the top ten stories from Irish mythology. Getty Images. Irish folklore and mythology is famous worldwide.

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The brilliant illustrations help bring the stories alive and will be sure to captivate the entire family.