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Great folk tales of Old Ireland

Mary McGarry

Great folk tales of Old Ireland

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Published by Wolfe in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- Ireland -- Juvenile literature,
  • Celts -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and introduced by Mary McGarry; illustrations by Richard Hook.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23242899M
    ISBN 100723404917
    LC Control Number73150780
    OCLC/WorldCa601304


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Great Folk Tales of Old Ireland Hardcover – by Mary McGarry (Author), Richard Hook (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 1 ratingCited by: 1. Great Folk Tales Of Old Ireland Hardcover – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, January 1, $ 5/5(1).

Great Folk Tales of Old Ireland Unknown Binding – January 1, by Illustrated by RICHARD HOOKS MCGARRY, MARY (Author)5/5(1). This book was a nice hodgepodge of Irish folklore. There's a nice story about faeries ("The Brewery of Egg-Shells"), heroes ("Fin MacCumhail and the Son of the King Great folk tales of Old Ireland book Alba") and ghouls Great folk tales of Old Ireland book Crooked Back").

Most of these stories are from Post-Christian Ireland/5. The illustrations by Niamh Sharkey are two-dimensional abstractions, richly colored like illuminated manuscripts.[T]he book is a well-designed addition to folklore collections." --Horn Bookbr /> />"This comic, tender collection of tales from the oral tradition will give adults as much pleasure to read aloud as it will give children to by: 3.

Traditional Irish Fairy Tales and Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland being two of those which I will definitely read sometime. The kind of illustrations that are used are usually not I really enjoyed reading one story from this book every night before going to bed/5. Each tale is set in old Ireland, and will whisk you away to the Emerald Isle for sure.

This is a compilation of stories including tales of mermaids (what the Irish called merrows), fairies (the wee folk or sidhe), old kings and queens, witches, ghosts, giants, and more/5. Seanchaí (shan-a-key) were traditional Irish storytellers and the custodians of history for centuries in Ireland.

They could recite ancient lore and tales of wisdom whenever it was needed and could be considered as something of the Google of ancient times. Ireland has one of the richest folklore traditions in the : Maureen Donachie. Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Great folk tales of Old Ireland.

New York, N.Y.: Bell, © (OCoLC) Document Type. Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: McGarry, Mary. Great folk tales of Old Ireland. London, Wolfe, (OCoLC) Lots of great tales for anyone who is interested in irish folk tales, myths, fairy tales, ghost stories etc.

I became aware of the book because it includes the story "Teig O'Kane (Tadhg O Cáthán) and the corpse", which was "borrowed" by Mike Mignola for his Hellboy story "The Corpse". Not a typical Yeats book for instance, but real cool stuff!/5(49).

Edmund Leamy, a famous folklorist, published his first collection of Irish Fairy Tales in Irish folk tales have a simplistic beauty in the way they capture the spirit and pulse of the people.

The heart of Ireland is contained in its folklore as it spins tales of marriage and birth, death and life, and all the quiet in betweens. Retellings of American folktales and legends, Native American myths, weather folklore, ghost stories and more from each of the 50 United States of America.

Great. 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.

Tales from Old Ireland When looking for inspiration for a new picture book, she turned to her old notebooks and sketches. "I came across a painting, RAVENOUS MONSTERS, featuring hungry, hungry animals. After much playing around with the idea, THE RAVENOUS BEAST was born." Niamh Sharkey lives in Dublin, Ireland.4/5(2).

Buy Tales from Old Ireland (Book & CD) Paperback & CD by Malachy Doyle, Niamh Sharkey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(26). THE CLASSIC ONE-VOLUME INTRODUCTION TO IRELAND'S RICH FOLKLORE: WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS'S MAGICAL SELECTION OF TRADITIONAL IRISH FAIRY AND FOLK TALES Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland combines two books.

One of the old customs of May Day in Ireland was to protect your home and heard of cows from the Cailleachs (hags or old Not strictly an Irish folklore tale but as Mary Carrick did immigrate to America from Ireland we decided it worth including. This story was told Ghosts in Ireland of ladies tend to appear in a multitude of colours.

The oldest books of miscellaneous literature are the Lebor na hUidre, or "Book of the Dun Cow", transcribed aboutand the Book of Leinster, which dates from about fifty years books are great miscellaneous literary collections.

After them come many valuable date at which these manuscripts were penned is no criterion of the date at which their contents. Ireland is an island in Europe. The earliest records of the Irish people date back years. The collection of folktales form Ireland consists of three books with 38 folktales.

The collection of folktales from North America consists of six books with stories: 50 Native American folktales, 60 US folktales and 26 Canadian folktales. Canadian folktales.

Native American folktales. South American folktales. South America is the fourth largest continent on Earth. Before Europeans discovered it, South America was the. Here are magnificent folktales collected from anthologies and journals published from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.

Beginning with tales of the ancient times and continuing through the arrival of the saints in Ireland in the fifth century, the periods of war and family, the Literary Revival championed by William Butler Yeats, and the 4/4(2).

The tales collected for Irish Fairy and Folk Tales all are reprinted from nineteenth-century sources, but they date back much further, to a time when they were part of a centuries-old oral tradition of storytelling and had yet to be committed to the printed page.

These are stories that passed down through the ages virtually unaltered in their telling.4/4(3). Alongside folktales and legends, all these stories, told around the firesides at night, formed the backbone of entertainment and imagination in Ireland for many millennia.

Legends tended, and still tend, to be told on a more informal basis – in the fields, over the kitchen table, at the pub – and do not require any specialised skill or. Books > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths > European # in Books > Children's Books > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths > Multicultural The collaborative effort of author Malachy Doyle and artist Niamh Sharkey, Tales From Old Ireland is an anthology of seven folktales steeped in Irish history, culture, and tradition.

Illustrated with. The collection of Canadian folktales consists of one book with 26 stories. Canadian fairy tales. Owl with the Great Head and Eyes. The Tobacco Fairy from the Blue Hills. Old Quebec is the historic centre of Quebec City in Canada.

Old Quebec has two parts - the Upper Town and Lower Town and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fairy tales are stories that range from those originating in folklore to more modern stories defined as literary fairy tales. Despite subtle differences in the categorizing of fairy tales, folklore, fables, myths, and legends, a modern definition of the fairy tale, as provided by Jens Tismar's monologue in German, is a story that differs "from an oral folk tale", written by "a single General lists: 18th-century British children's.

Few countries can boast such a plentitude of traditional folktales as Ireland. Inthe creation of The Irish Folklore Commission set in motion the first organized efforts of collecting and studying a multitude of folktales, both written as well as those of the Irish oral tradition. The Commission has collected well over a million pages of manuscripts.

Buy a cheap copy of Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland book by Jeremiah Curtin. Twenty folk tales representing hundreds of years of the collective Irish imagination transport readers to a world where everything is alive and anything can happen.

Free shipping over $Cited by: 4. Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry Edited and Selected by W. Yeats [] The Celtic Twilight by W.B. Yeats [ and ] This short book of essays by Yeats is a must-read.

In The Seven Woods by W. Yeats [] A short book of poetry and a play by Yeats on Irish mythological themes. Later Poems by W. Yeats []. Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The Girl Without Hands.

The SurLaLune website has a lot of great detailed information on folktales. I like this edu website from Professor D.

Ashliman for complete texts of the Brothers Grimm folktales in English and German. He also has a good list of links to explore the web for folktale information. Fairy and Folk Tales of Ireland combines two books of Irish folklore collected and edited by William Butler Yeats Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry, first published inand Irish Fairy Tales, published in Tales from Old Ireland Malachy Doyle, Author, Niamh Sharkey, Illustrator Barefoot Books $ (96p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

OTHER BOOKS. ONE, TWO, THREE O'LEARY. Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland Contents: The son of the King of Erin, and the Giant of Lock Léin -- The three daughters of King O'Hara -- The weaver's son and the giant of the White Hill -- Fair, brown, and trembling -- The King of Erin and the Queen of the Lonesome Island -- The Shee an Gannon and the Gruagach Gaire -- The three daughters of Cited by: 4.

Oisin in Tir na n-Og Irish folktale There was a king in Tir na n-Og (the land of Youth) who held the throne and crown for many a year against all comers; and the law of the kingdom was that every seventh year the champions and best men of the country should run for the office of king.

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