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Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

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A collection of fairy tales from Celtic folklore.
A collection of fairy tales from Celtic folklore.

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10/17/2011

 
Celtic Fairy Tales
Joseph Jacobs
 
Table of Contents
Celtic Fairy Tales................................................................................................................................................1
Joseph Jacobs...........................................................................................................................................1Preface to CelticFairy Tales....................................................................................................................1Connla and theFairy Maiden...................................................................................................................3Guleesh....................................................................................................................................................5The Field of Boliauns............................................................................................................................13The Horned Women...............................................................................................................................15Conall Yellowclaw.................................................................................................................................17Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary............................................................................................22The Shepherd of Myddvai.....................................................................................................................26The Sprightly Tailor...............................................................................................................................28The Story of Deidre...............................................................................................................................29Munachar and Manachar........................................................................................................................37Gold−Tree andSilver−Tree...................................................................................................................38King O'Toole and His Goose.................................................................................................................41The Wooing of Olwen...........................................................................................................................43Jack and His Comrades..........................................................................................................................49The Shee an Gannon and the Gruagach Gaire......................................................................................54The Story Tellerat Fault........................................................................................................................58The Sea Maiden.....................................................................................................................................65A Legend of Knockmany.......................................................................................................................69Fair, Brown, andTrembling...................................................................................................................74Jack and His Master...............................................................................................................................80Beth Gellert............................................................................................................................................84The Tale of Ivan.....................................................................................................................................85Andrew Coffey.......................................................................................................................................88The Battle of theBirds...........................................................................................................................90Brewery of Eggshells.............................................................................................................................99The Lad with the Goat−skin................................................................................................................100Notes and References...........................................................................................................................104
Celtic Fairy Talesi
 
Celtic Fairy Tales
Joseph Jacobs
This page copyright © 2001 Blackmask Online.http://www.blackmask.comPreface to CelticFairy Tales
Connla and theFairy Maiden
Guleesh
The Field of Boliauns
The Horned Women
Conall Yellowclaw
Hudden and Dudden and Donald O'Neary
The Shepherd of Myddvai
The Sprightly Tailor
The Story of Deidre
Munachar and Manachar
Gold−Tree andSilver−Tree
King O'Toole and His Goose
The Wooing of Olwen
Jack and His Comrades
The Shee an Gannon and the Gruagach Gaire
The Story Tellerat Fault
The Sea Maiden
A Legend of Knockmany
Fair, Brown, andTrembling
Jack and His Master
Beth Gellert
The Tale of Ivan
Andrew Coffey
The Battle of theBirds
Brewery of Eggshells
The Lad with the Goat−skin
Notes and References
Preface to Celtic Fairy Tales
Last year, in giving the young ones a volume of English Fairy Tales, my difficulty was one of collection. Thistime, in offering them specimens of the rich folk−fancy of the Celts of these islands, my trouble has ratherbeen one of selection. Ireland began to collect her folk−tales almost as early as any country in Europe, andCroker has found a whole school of successors in Carleton, Griffin, Kennedy, Curtin, and Douglas Hyde.Scotland had the great name of Campbell, and has still efficient followers in MacDougall, Maclnnes,Carmichael, Macleod, and Campbell of Tiree. Gallant little Wales has no name to rank alongside these; inthis department the Cymru have shown less vigour than the Gaedhel. Perhaps the Eisteddfod, by offeringprizes for the collection of Welsh folk−tales, may remove this inferiority. Meanwhile Wales must be content
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