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Myths and folk tales of Ireland

Author: Jeremiah Curtin
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a nineteenth-century collection of twenty Irish stories, including tales from the Fenian cycle--about Fin MacCumhail and his warriors--and Irish versions of European fairy-tales.
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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremiah Curtin
ISBN: 0486224309 9780486224305
OCLC Number: 1501110
Notes: Originally published in 1890 under title: Myths and folk-lore of Ireland.
Description: vi, 245 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The son of the King of Erin, and the Giant of Lock Lein --
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 the King of the East, and the son of a King of Erin --
The fisherman's son and the gruagach of tricks --
The thirteenth son of the King of Erin --
Kil Arthur --
Shaking-head --
Birth of Fin MacCumhail and origin of the Fenians of Erin --
Fin MacCumhail and the Fenians of Erin in the castle of fear Dubh --
Fin MacCumhail and the knight of the full axe --
Gilla na Grakin and Fin MacCumhail --
Fin MacCumhail, the seven brothers, and the King of France --
Black, brown, and gray --
Fin MacCumhail and the son of the King of Alba --
Cuculin --
Oisin in tir na n-og.
Other Titles: Myths and folk-lore of Ireland
Responsibility: Jeremiah Curtin.
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Presents a nineteenth-century collection of twenty Irish stories, including tales from the Fenian cycle--about Fin MacCumhail and his warriors--and Irish versions of European fairy-tales.

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