Leabhar Sheáin Í Chonaill. With a Summary in English (1948)
Book ID: 63933
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, 1948. First Edition. Pp xliv, 491. Blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt, in publisher’s dust jacket. Jacket lightly faded, 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, Sheáin Í Chonaill.
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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