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Tales of the West of Ireland

Berry, James

Tales of the West of Ireland

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Published by Dolmen Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Legends -- Ireland -- Mayo (County),
  • Legends -- Ireland -- Connemara.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gertrude M. Horgan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 217 p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22362392M

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Berry, who lived his entire life in the West of Ireland, collected these tales from the people of Mayo and Galway. Mainly handed down by word of mouth, they tell of poor communities in a bleak and beautiful countryside where secret societies, man-hun Read more.

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