Strange Irish Tales for Children by Edmund Lenihan

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Published by Mercier Press .

Written in English

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  • Folklore,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - European,
  • Children"s 9-12,
  • Legends, Myths, & Fables - General

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8284385M
ISBN 100853428336
ISBN 109780853428336

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American readers may be familiar with Eddie Lenihan's collection of Irish fairy stories, Meeting the Other Crowd, recently published here in the United States by Tarcher/Putnam.A traditional storyteller, or senchaí, Lenihan here offers four longer tales from the Irish tradition, all centered on the exploits of the hero Fionn Mac Cumhaíl and his band of warriors, the Fianna.

I enjoyed this book immensely. It was exactly as advertised: Strange Tales of Ireland. Some were paranormal, some concerned folk legends and myths, but all were strange tales of the places, people, tales, and history of Ireland, the ones that truly set Ireland and the heritage and culture of the Irish people apart from the rest of the world, with a small amount of sage insights into 5/5(3).

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He is one of the few practising seanchaithe (traditional Irish lore-keepers and tale-spinners) remaining in Ireland. He has been called "one of the greatest of Irish story-tellers" and "a national treasure".

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Strange Irish Tales for Children is a collection of four exciting stories: How the First Blackbird Came to Ireland, The Strange Case of Sean na Sul, Taoscan MacLiath and the Magic Bees and Fionn MacCumhaill and the Making of the Burren.

The stories tell of the hair-raising adventures of the Fianna and of their fighting and hunting. Grimms' Fairy Tales, originally known as the Children's and Household Tales (German: Kinder- und Hausmärchen, pronounced [ˌkɪndɐ ʔʊnt ˈhaʊsmɛːɐ̯çən]), is a collection of fairy tales by the Grimm brothers or "Brothers Grimm", Jakob and Wilhelm, first published on 20 December The first edition contained 86 stories, and by the seventh edition inhad unique Author: Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm.

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Davis. The story Deirdre of the Sorrows is recorded in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. It’s a tale of beauty, lust, and death dating back Aillén Mac Midgna – The Fire Breathing Goblin.

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I remember the counting activity used different things to help memorization also. Ireland’s long history is riddled with ancient mythology and folklore. Ireland’s ancient societies, the Druids and the Celtics, believed in the power of magic and many of these beliefs spread to modern day legends told again and again across the country.

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Joseph Jacobs turned to Celtic ones, in this and More Celtic Fairy Tales. Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Manx though he complained that some areas were less gathered than others.

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