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Tales from old Ireland

Author: Malachy Doyle; Niamh Sharkey
Publisher: New York : Barefoot Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fascinating anthology of Irish folk and fairy tales is greatly enhanced by artwork of Niamh Sharkey. It includes seven stories. Some of the tales are unsettling, some are sad, some have satisfying conclusions.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malachy Doyle; Niamh Sharkey
ISBN: 190228397X 9781902283975 184148279X 9781841482798
OCLC Number: 45494859
Description: 95 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Children of Lir --
Fair, brown, and trembling --
Twelve wild geese --
Lusmore and the fairies --
Son of an otter, son of a wolf --
Soul cages --
Oisin in Tir na nOg --
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Responsibility: retold by Malachy Doyle ; illustrated by Niamh Sharkey.

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This collection of favourite Irish folk tales includes, among others, the famous legends of the bewitched Children of Lir, Jack and the Merrow and Oisin in Tir na nOg. The larger-than-life  Read more...

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'Pure mafic... seven spellbinding myths and legends provide a panorama of Celtic culture and traditions peopled with fairies, witches and other supernatural creatures' - The Sunday Times

 
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