Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Irish Folktales

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Spansel Wood: A Local Legend of Oak Island, Ireland

This Local Legend from Oak Island was collected by Thomas Crofton Croker some time before 1852. It tells the tale of Tom Sullivan and Peggy Curtin, who received...

St. Patrick and the Serpent: A Local Legend of Killarney, Ireland

This Local Legend from Killarney was collected by Thomas Crofton Croker some time before 1852. It tells of Saint Patrick, and how he got rid of...

The Hermit and the Thief: A Local Legend of Grenagh, Ireland

This Local Legend from Grenagh was collected by Thomas Crofton Croker some time before 1852. It tells the tale of a hermit who sought redemption.  The hermit...