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Full title: Folk-Tales from Carlow and West Wicklow
Creator / Author: Pádraig Ó Tuathail
Item Type / Page count: Journal Article / 48p
Journal Information: Béaloideas, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 46-94
When Published: June 1937
Publisher / Place of Publication: An Cumann le Béaloideas Éireann/The Folklore of Ireland Society / Newman Building, UCD , Belfield Dublin 4.
About: The author collected these stories in the area of Hacketstown, Co Carlow and the adjoining West Wicklow hinterland in 1934. The settings for these fairy and ghost tales range from Glenmalure to Aughavanagh, Tinahely and Knockananna. Echoes of folk tales told across national cultures will be found in the pieces collected here.
ID number(s): 0332-270X
Contents: The Fiery Dragon – The Mermaid and the King’s Son — The Haunted House — The Haunted House (another version) — The Soldier and the Gun — The Hare, Lion, Eagle and Spider — The Enchanted King and Queen — Wednesday, Thursday, Friday — Castle of the Underworld — Cinderella — The Farmer and His Three Sons — Jack the Giant Killer — The Jealous Husband — Jack Bound to a Robber — The Crock of Gold — The Man and the Corn — Story Without End — In Search of Stories — Magic Milking — The Magic Hare — The Old Woman and the Priest — Bewitching of Butter I – III — The Fairy Rath — Escape from Robbers — Tales of the Fairies I – XXIV — Editorial Note.
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