Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland [NOOK Book]

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First published anonymously in 1825 and sold out in a week, this reprint is issued to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Crofton Croker. Croker had roamed the countryside collecting tales and lore from peasants and storytellers. The lively wit of the peasants, the wild energies of nature, the poverty, the struggle to make ends meet, all can be detected under the surface of the printed words.
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Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland

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Overview

First published anonymously in 1825 and sold out in a week, this reprint is issued to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Crofton Croker. Croker had roamed the countryside collecting tales and lore from peasants and storytellers. The lively wit of the peasants, the wild energies of nature, the poverty, the struggle to make ends meet, all can be detected under the surface of the printed words.
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  • BN ID: 2940023924106
  • Publisher: Murray, John Publishers, Limited
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1828 volume
  • File size: 689 KB

Table of Contents

The Shefro
The Legend of Knocksheogowna 3
The Legend of Knockfierna 13
The Legend of Knockgrafton 23
The Priest's Supper 37
The Young Piper 47
The Brewery of Egg-shells 65
The Changeling 77
The Two Gossips 81
The Legend of Bottle-hill 85
The Confessions of Tom Bourke 105
Fairies or no Fairies 137
The Cluricaune
The Haunted Cellar 149
Seeing is Believing 169
Master and Man 181
The Field of Boliauns 199
The Little Shoe 211
The Banshee
The Bunworth Banshee 219
The Mac Carthy Banshee 231
The Phooka
The Spirit Horse 267
Daniel O'Rourke 277
The Crookened Back 295
The Haunted Castle 309
Thierna Na Oge
Fior Usga 321
Cormac and Mary 329
The Legend of Lough Gur 333
The Enchanted Lake 339
The Legend of O'Donoghue 353
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    So many mistakes

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