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Irish Fairy Tales By W. B. Yeats
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Irish Fairy Tales edited with an introduction by W. B. Yeats, author of 'The Wanderings of Oisin,' etc. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats. Reproduction of 1892 edition.
Irish Fairy Tales By James Stephens
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A collection of Irish Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore by James Stephens.
Irish Fairy Tales By James Stephens
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A collection of Irish Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore by James Stephens.The Story of the Irish Poet and King Fionn is highlighted.
A Child's Eye View of Irish Paganism By Blackbird O'Connell
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Céad mile fáilte romhat! The polytheistic faith of Old Ireland is coming alive once more. Child’s Eye View of Irish Paganism details Págánacht, providing concise... More > information on this ancient faith and its modern practice. In these pages, learn the history and mythology of the Emerald Isle – from the last Ice Age, The Four Invasions, the Potato Famine, and on through to the Troubles. Fear the Fomorians and the Fir Bolg; and thrill to the adventures of the Gods and Goddesses known as the Tuatha dé Danann. Learn a smattering of Gaeilge, the official language of Ireland. A Child’s Eye View of Irish Paganism includes a description of the Four Treasures of Ireland, as well as individual entries for eleven of the most prominent figures in Irish myth, including Cú Chulainn and Fionn Mac Cumhall. Though written for children age 8 to 13, this book is an easy and informative read for busy adults as well.< Less
The Celtic Twilight By W.B. Yeats
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William Butler Yeats 13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and playwright, and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British... More > literary establishments, in his later years he served as an Irish Senator for two terms. Yeats was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival This is one of the best-known collections of Yeats' prose; in it he explores the longstanding connection between the people of Ireland and the inhabitants of the land of Fairy. Kean Guides have been developed to use the new media to offer great books at a reasonable price.< Less
Spirit Chaser By Alex Langstone
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The true story of a spiritual quest that turned into an uplifting sacred pilgrimage. In June 1989, the author began following a series of psychic messages and significant synchronicity that led him... More > to discover the enigmatic mystery of St Bega, the sacredness of the British landscape and ultimately to experience the divine reality of the Celtic tradition of mysticism, miracles and magic. Spirit Chaser takes us on a magnificent journey, a journey into the twilight past of seventh century Britain and Ireland. A journey into the heart of a modern day quest for the mystery that is the Sancta Bega; the sacred ring at the mystical centre of the British Isles. 25th anniversary hardback collectors edition. Includes glossy full colour dust jacket and dark blue linen covers with gold embossed spine.< Less
The Hound of Cullan By F. E. M. Webster
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This is F.A. M. Webster's novelized telling of the story of Cú Chulainn, the Irish Utonian hero who fought against Queen Maeve's men in the Tain bo Culainge, or Cattle Raid of Cooley in the... More > Ulster Cycle of Irish myth and legend.< Less
The Hound of Cullan By F. E. M. Webster
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This is F.A. M. Webster's novelized telling of the story of Cú Chulainn, the Irish Utonian hero who fought against Queen Maeve's men in the Tain bo Culainge, or Cattle Raid of Cooley in the... More > Ulster Cycle of Irish myth and legend.< Less
The Truth Seeker By Peter Mahon
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Torai Na Firinne. 'Truth Seeker.' A man or woman who found things out that needed finding. Who uncovered the truth, because someone had to? Strictly speaking Goban wasn't sure he was one. His uncle... More > had been one, and a great one at that, before he retired, and Goban...well, he'd agreed to do the job. He'd given Rioana his word, back when they'd been together, and giving your word to one of the shining folk was always a tricky thing. Goban knew why. The sound - the cry of a woman in anguish, howling in desperate grief. It was impossible to ignore. Impossible for him to ignore. He didn't know why yet and he didn't know where, but somewhere nearby a banshee had cried out. That could only mean one thing. Someone was dead!< Less
The Crock of Gold By James Stephens
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Truly unique, it is a mixture of philosophy, Irish folklore and the battle of the sexes all with charm, humour and good grace. The Leprecauns of Gort na Cloca have their pot of gold stolen and for... More > revenge kidnap the Philosophers' children Seamus and Brigid which sets into motion a series of events involving Angus Og, the Thin Woman of Inis Magrath, the fairy folk of the Shee, and the wise and profound musings of all involved. It all rotates around the astonishing story of what happens when Pan shows up in Ireland, what Angus Og does about it, and what becomes of the Daughter of Murrachu who gets caught in between them. A mad-cap quest ensues as fairies, leprechauns and a philosopher being hunted by the police all get involved in the antics of the two gods. “A really wonderful and unique book”< Less