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Longford Folk Tales

By Philip Byrne

ebook 9780750996426

ISBN: 9780750996426

Published: 18-01-2021


Longford Folk Tales

By Philip Byrne

ISBN: 9780750996426

Published: 18-01-2021

About This Book

Longford Folk Tales is a treasure trove of wonderful stories of saints and deities, fairies and devils, kings and ghosts, shoemakers and other engaging characters. Read about The Blake Millions, butter stealing, the Wooing of Étaín, and ‘The Walking Gallows’, Hempenstall – all your favourite legends and many more.

This selection of tales and stories from every corner of the county of Longford reflects the wisdom of the countryside and its people. Legends, folk customs and local lore from earliest times up to the county’s more recent past are expertly told by storyteller Philip Byrne.

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