Folklore

  • A Bewitched Land

    A Bewitched Land

    Witches and Warlocks of Ireland

    By Dr. Robert Curran

    A unique insight into the fascinating overlap between witch belief and the vast range of fairy lore that held sway for many centuries throughout the land.

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  • Follow the Old Road

    Follow the Old Road

    Discover the Ireland of Yesteryear

    Written by Jo Kerrigan, Photographs by Richard Mills

    By turning off the main highway and discovering old routes, some of which have been travelled for thousands of years, you will see Ireland in an entirely different way. Follow the Old Road will take you on a tour of a variety of pathways from great river roads to lost railways.

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  • A Haunted Land

    A Haunted Land

    Ireland's Ghosts

    By Dr. Robert Curran

    Stories of the amazing variety of hauntings to be experienced throughout the country.

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    208
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  • Legendary Ireland

    Legendary Ireland

    Myths and Legends of Ireland

    Written by Eithne Massey, Photographs by Jacques Le Goff and Pip Sides

    This beautiful book visits twenty-eight richly atmospheric sites and tells the mythological stories associated with them. Illustrated with evocative photographs and older etchings and prints, it draws the reader back into history and myth.

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    304
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  • Old Ways, Old Secrets

    Old Ways, Old Secrets

    Pagan Ireland: Myth * Landscape * Tradition

    Written by Jo Kerrigan, Photographs by Richard Mills

    Today’s Ireland has never lost the link with its pagan past, never forgotten the old ways. This book reveals the hidden world of pagan Ireland, showing it still exists among the people and in the landscape where it belongs. 

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    288
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  • The Truth About Leprechauns

    The Truth About Leprechauns

    By Dr. Robert Curran

    Just what is a leprechaun? To some, he is full of harmless mischief, guarding his elusive crock of gold. To others, an evil gnome bent on disrupting mortal lives with black magic.

    Historian & folklorist Bob Curran turns the spotlight on the ‘real’ leprechaun – mysterious, complex and contradictory.

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    176
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  • Ways of Old

    Ways of Old

    Traditional Life in Ireland

    By Olive Sharkey

    Ways of Old reconciles past and present with evocative descriptions of the lives, activities and material possessions of Irish people living between 1800 and the 1930s.

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  • The Women

    The Women

    By Alice Taylor

    In her eagerly-awaited new book, Alice Taylor salutes the women whose energy and generosity made such a valuable contribution to all our lives.

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