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Tipperary Folk Tales

Tipperary Folk Tales

Aideen McBride

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A vibrant collection of local tales hand down through generations of storytellers

County Tipperary abounds in folk tales, myths and legends and a selection of the best, drawn from historical sources and newly recorded local reminiscences, have been brought to life here by local storyteller Aideen McBride.

Here you will find the lore of the Arra Hills and the Silvermine Mountains, tales of how rivers got their names, and the ancient history of kings and tribes of Tipperary. Alongside these you will also find stories of witches, dragons, ghosts and fairies and much more. From age-old legends and fantastical myths to amusing anecdotes and cautionary tales, this collection is a heady mix of bloodthirsty, funny, passionate and moving stories.

It will take you into a remarkable world where you can let your imagination run wild.

Aideen McBride is a professional storyteller and member of the Storytellers of Ireland who has appeared in festivals such as Cape Clear International Storytelling Festival and Spirit of Folk. She is also an oral historian and has been involved in several projects to collect traditional tales. Her previously published works include Carlow Folk Tales and Our Tales.

Additional Information

Author Aideen McBride
Publisher The History Press
Publication date 14 Aug 2015
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781845888497

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