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The Stone of truth, and other Irish folk tales

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Published by Irish Academic Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legends -- Ireland.,
  • Tales -- Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcollected and translated from the Irish by Douglas Hyde.
    ContributionsHyde, Douglas, 1860-1949
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. ;
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17991832M
    ISBN 100716523442, 0716523450
    LC Control Number80036907

    This work shows the influence of the Irish folk tales on the notion of Irishness, the connection between the Irish legends, fairy tales and especially myths, and some of the symbols and features typically associated with the Irish people. In this sense, the work treats the Irish as a whole, irrespective of the place where they live.   A central aspect of Irish folklore is the wealth of traditional beliefs and superstitions which have been held by Irish people over the centuries. Many of these beliefs can be traced to Celtic traditions which the Catholic church failed to erradicate completely. Looking back at my childhood in Ireland, I find it amazing that so many traditional superstitions and cures were believed in Reviews:

    Irish fairy stories and folk tales Ireland has a rich heritage of folk tales and fairy stories dating back over thousands of years. Many of them concern great heroes like the legendary warrior Cuchulain, or the mythical giant Fin McCool.   Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland Contents: The son of the King of Erin, and the Giant of Lock Léin -- 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 Cited by: 4.

    Besides all this, he was learned in many books, and was able to change himself into any shape or form that he wanted. To be sure, it was a great gift, but he had sold himself to the Devil for it. The bargin was that if a woman should screech while he was in a changed shape, he should give himself up to the Devil.   Unsubscribe from World Video Bible School (WVBS)? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in to report inappropriate content. Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in .


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