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Galway Bay Folk Tales.

Author: Rab Swannock Fulton; Marina Wild
Publisher: New York : The History Press, 2013.
Series: Pilgrims folk tales.
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From the saints of the Dark Ages to modern-day sinners, Galway Bay is the source of some of Ireland's most magical tales. In this book local storyteller Rab Fulton takes the reader through Galway's past, recalling the myths and legends that shaped the area's history - from the quarrelsome giants who in their rage created the Aran Isles to the corpses that flew through the air at the very first Galway Arts Festival.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Swannock Fulton, Rab.
Galway Bay Folk Tales.
New York : The History Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rab Swannock Fulton; Marina Wild
ISBN: 9780752496979 0752496972
OCLC Number: 854970389
Description: 1 online resource (225 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Part One: Ancient Tales; Introduction to Part One; 1 An Fear Mór; 2 Giant Love; 3 The Time Lords; 4 Hy Brazil; 5 Perfect Weapons; 6 Queen Medb and King Finnbheara; 7 Medb Goes to War; 8 The Last of the Superheroes; 9 A Terrible Beauty; 10 The Conquest of Cruachán Aigil; 11 Satan's Last Redoubt; 12 Enda and Brecan; 13 Infinite Possibilities; Part Two: ModernTales; Introduction to Part Two: The Changing City; 14 The Girl Who Went for the Messages; 15 Connor Quinn and the Swan Maiden; 16 The Mayor's Window; 17 The City beneath the Waves; 18 Toby's Wish. ConclusionSources; About the Author; Copyright.
Series Title: Pilgrims folk tales.

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From the saints of the Dark Ages to modern-day sinners, Galway Bay is the source of some of Ireland's most magical tales. In this book local storyteller Rab Fulton takes the reader through Galway's past, recalling the myths and legends that shaped the area's history - from the quarrelsome giants who in their rage created the Aran Isles to the corpses that flew through the air at the very first Galway Arts Festival. Also featuring tales of magic swans, miraculous nuns, a city beneath the waves and a cannibal king, this is a great compilation for any visit to the county, for fascinating day.

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