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The Legends & Lands of Ireland

Richard Marsh

Published February 28th 2006
ISBN : 9781402738241
Hardcover
160 pages
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From sinister spells to healing wells, this illustrated collection of 70 traditional Irish yarns brings forth the magic of a proud people and their lyrical landscapes. While you may know of the Blarney Stone or St. Patrick, youve probably neverMoreFrom sinister spells to healing wells, this illustrated collection of 70 traditional Irish yarns brings forth the magic of a proud people and their lyrical landscapes. While you may know of the Blarney Stone or St. Patrick, youve probably never heard the saga of Lia Lfail, the ancient stone said to confirm a kings legitimacy by shrieking under the weight of his footsteps, or the legend of Dublins haunted Hell Fire Club, where the devil himself was once believed to have paid a visit. Saturated with the colors of the Emerald Isle, the photos that grace these pages will transport you to a world of heroic deeds, violent deaths, and otherworldly adventures. Through these fanciful tales that have survived over the centuries, youll glean fascinating facts on Irish genealogy, etymology and history. So suspend disbelief and step into a world steeped in storytelling and rich with lore.