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"These stories of fact and fancy range from the 1st century BC “Naming of Baltinglass”, part of the mythological history of Ireland, to current oral accounts of recent incidents in “The Vale of Avoca”. (from Preface)"

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Tales of the Wicklow hills
2000 years of history, myth, legend and local stories
Richard Marsh ; foreword by Dáithí Ó hÓgáin.

Published 2007 by Richard Marsh - Legendary Books (imprint) in Dublin .
Written in English.

About the Book

History, myth, legend, ghost tales, humour and local stories collected from medieval manuscripts and old and modern written and oral sources.

First Sentence

These stories of fact and fancy range from the 1st century BC “Naming of Baltinglass”, part of the mythological history of Ireland, to current oral accounts of recent incidents in “The Vale of Avoca”. (from Preface)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Dáithí Ó hÓgáin 5
Preface 6
The Naming of Baltinglass 9
The Melodies of Buchet’s House 11
Saint Kevin and Glendalough 13
Fingal Rónáin 25
Feagh McHugh O’Byrne 29
Michael Dwyer 39
The Hanging of John Moore 51
Hempenstall – “The Walking Gallows” 57
The Vale of Avoca 59
Thomas Moore and the Meeting of the Waters 59
Bob Pyne 60
The Avoca “Non-leprechaun” 61
The Tigroney Ghost 61
The Cherrymount Fairy 62
The Avoca Púca 62
“Me and Thee” 63
The Mottee Stone 63
The Fairy Tree 63
The Violation of a Fairy Fort 64
The Moving Statue 64
The Big Snow 65
Toss Byrne’s Stroke 66
Jimmy Treacy 66
Miscellaneous Tales 67
A Redcross Púca 67
Poulaphuca 67
The Ball Moat 68
“Ned Sheehy of Dromin” 68
A Mysterious Incident in Rathdangan 69
The Gates of Heaven 69
Saint Bridget’s Head Stone 70
Baltinglass Bell Tower 70
Shawn Reilly 70
The Athgreany Stone Circle 71
“The Night We Riz the Tan” 71
A Bray Ghost Story 72
Saint Patrick in Wicklow 72
A Rathnew Stroke 73
The Glenmalure Man 73
Notes on the Stories 75
Sources: Published and Oral 89

Edition Notes

Includes end notes and bibliographical references.

Series
Legendary books series -- v. 1

Classifications

Library of Congress
DA990.W6 M36 2007

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
95 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of pages
95
Dimensions
150 x 210

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22562957M
ISBN 10
0955756804
ISBN 13
9780955756801
LC Control Number
2008399431
OCLC/WorldCat
212430672

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