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Irish myths and tales for young people

Swift, Carolyn.

Irish myths and tales for young people

by Swift, Carolyn.

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Published by Poolbeg Press in Swords, Co. Dublin, Ireland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Mythology, Celtic -- Ireland -- Juvenile literature,
    • Legends -- Ireland -- Juvenile literrature

    • About the Edition

      A collection of fourteen traditional tales about heroes, druids, changelings, giants, kings, and other inhabitants of ancient Ireland.

      Edition Notes

      StatementCarolyn Swift.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Juvenile literrature.
      SeriesChildren"s Poolbeg
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL900 .S95 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination107 p. ;
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1980261M
      ISBN 101853711039
      LC Control Number90224876

      Cú Chulainn, also spelled Cú Chulaind or Cúchulainn (/ k uː ˈ k ʌ l ɪ n / koo-HUL-in, Irish: [kuːˈxʊlˠɪnʲ] (); "Culann's Hound") and sometimes known in English as Cuhullin, is an Irish mythological demigod who appears in the stories of the Ulster Cycle, as well as in Scottish and Manx mythology. He is believed to be an incarnation of the Irish god Lugh, who is also his father. Many of the Irish legends are made up of stories about adventures, great battles, voyages, invasions and gods but today we categories them into 4 Folklore & Myths Irish Mythology & .

      This is a beautifully illustrated collection of traditional Irish legends for children. It includes the stories of The Children of Lir Deirdre of the Sorrows Setanta The Salmon of Knowledge Fionn and the Dragon Oisin in Tir na n-Og Sensitively written, to be read to or by children of every age, this will prove to be popular with adults, re-kindling magical stories from their own childhood.3/5(1). Sensitively written, these stories can be read to or by children of every age. This book will also prove popular with adults, re-kindling magical stories from their own childhood. Other books by Yvonne Carroll Beginner's Irish Dictionary Irish Legends for Children Leprechaun Tales The Little Leprechaun Library The Very Little Leprechaun s:

      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. Chinese culture is rich with marvelous folklore, and this exquisitely designed collection draws on that magnificent historical repository. It features more than fables and tales chosen from Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio and other classic compendiums. Here are legends of ancient demons, strange ghosts, magic swords, evil sorcerers, diabolical transformations, flying ogres, fairy.


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