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3 edition of Folktales of the Irish countryside. found in the catalog.

Folktales of the Irish countryside.

Kevin Danaher

Folktales of the Irish countryside.

by Kevin Danaher

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Published by Mercier Press in Cork .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination139 p. ;
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16812569M

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Kevin Danaher (Irish, Caoimhín Ó Danachair) was a prominent Irish folklorist with a special interest in ethnography and military history. Danaher is the author of 10 books about Irish traditional customs and beliefs, the best known of which are The Year in Ireland, In /5.

Feb 01,  · The copy I received was in excellent condition. I had checked out this book from my local library (it was in the children's section) and thought it would be a great gift for my Irish friend.

It is a great book of short stories told in Ireland over hundreds of years, passed on from bestwesternkitchenerwaterloo.com by: 1.

Sep 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Folktales of the Irish Countryside book by Kevin Danaher. The author remembers 40 of the stories that enlivened the evenings for past generations of country people.

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Folktales of the Irish countryside. [Kevin Danaher; Harold Berson] -- Tales heard by the author from the last of the famous storytellers of the Irish countryside. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Folktales from the Irish Countryside at bestwesternkitchenerwaterloo.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

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No one can equal the Irish in the telling of an unforgettable tale. So let renowned folklorist Kevin Danaher introdice you to the brilliant storytellers and the ancient art of storytelling in Folktales from the Irish Countryside. Inside you'll find a classic representation of forty 4/5(3).

Many famous Irish stories can perhaps be linked to classical literature, like the Iliad, as well; therefore, the history of Irish folklore, like much of European folk history, is difficult to trace to one specific source.

One of the largest anthologies of Irish Fairy Tales is a compilation by W.B. Yeats. Local lore, grandmother-to-father-to-son-style, as distinguished from the literary renditions of the classics by Padraic Colum, James Stephens, et al. These are tales that were told for the sake of the telling, not for a moral or even a punchline; fourteen narratives, anecdotes, simpleton-stories, where it's more manner than matter that counts.

Kevin Danaher (Irish, Caoimhín Ó Danachair) (30 January – 14 March ) was a prominent Irish folklorist with a special interest in ethnography and military history.

Danaher is the author of 10 books about Irish traditional customs and beliefs, the best known of which are The Year in Ireland, In Ireland Long Ago, and Folktales from the Irish Countryside. Oct 01,  · Ireland’s unique countryside seeps into many great novels, becoming as much a character as any protagonist.

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The earliest records of the Irish people date back years. The collection of folktales form Ireland consists of three books with 38 folktales. Irish folklore consists of many classics that are repeated to this day.

Popular Irish folkltales include the Otherworld (An Saol Eile), which revolves around the idea of supernatural manifestations and bestwesternkitchenerwaterloo.com beings appear in many of the folkloristic genres such as ballads, popular song, legends, memorates, belief statements and folkloric material.

Modern Celtic Delights and Insights Dr. Orville Boyd Jenkins A review of the book by Kevin Danaher Folktales from the Irish Countryside (NY: MJF Books, p.) An edition on Amazon similar to the one I read.

See my book reviews on bestwesternkitchenerwaterloo.com See menu of all book reviews on this site. “The great Gaels of Ireland are the men that God made mad, For all their wars are merry, and all their songs are sad.” ― G.K.

Chesterton, The Ballad of the White Horse. Irish folklore contains many magical stories of gods, warriors and even leprechauns. As a superstitious nation folklore has captured the imagination of many.

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Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership.Patrick Taylor, M.D., is the author of the Irish Country books, including An Irish Country Doctor, An Irish Country Village, An Irish Country Christmas, An Irish Country Girl, and An Irish Country bestwesternkitchenerwaterloo.com was born and raised in Bangor, County Down, in Northern Ireland.

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