Sgéalta Mhuintir Luinigh Munterloney Folk-Tales (1933

Author: Éamonn Ó Tuathail

Book ID: 68088

Price: 125.00

Sgéalta Mhuintir Luinigh Munterloney Folk-Tales. Collected and Edited, with Introduction, Notes, and Glossary, by Éamonn Ó Tuathail. Dublin : Irish Folklore Institute, 1933. First Edition. Pp Lii, 225. Publisher’s blue cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. A very good copy.

Illustrated with a portrait plate of seanchaí Eoin O’Cianain. Includes bibliography & index. A fifty-two page introduction in English & Irish, 67 individual stories in Irish and with Notes, Glossary, Place Names & Appendices at rear.

Compendium of Tyrone lore in the Irish language including folktales, legends, songs, proverbs, riddles, charms, toasts and accounts of various calendar and other folk customs.

The bulk of its contents was collected between 1929 and 1932 by the Professor of Irish at Trinity College Dublin, Eamonn O Tuathail, and the main body of his material was taken down from Eoin O Cianain, a local seanchaí born in Greencastle Co Tyrone.

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