Leabhar Sheáin Í Chonaill (1977)
Book ID: 65328
Leabhar Sheáin Í Chonaill. Sgéalta agus Seanchas Ó Íbh Ráthach. Ó Duilearga do sgríobh agus do chuir I n-eagar, Maille le Réamhrá agus Nótaí. With a Summary in English. Dublin: Bhéaloideas Éireann, 1977. Second Edition. Pp xliv, 491.Red buckram boards, lettered in gilt, in publisher’s dust jacket. Ownership name to front free endpaper, otherwise a fine bright copy.
Illustrated with four plates.
A collection of over 150 folktales and legends, as well as songs, poems, prayers, and other traditional items from the farmer-fisherman of south-west Kerry.
Séamus Ó Duileraga has added a summary in English and many interesting notes on parallels in European folklore and mythology.
An important study on the rich orally preserved lore common to all Ireland from the middle Ages to the early twentieth century.
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