long before men had learned to read or write there were
story-tellers in Ireland who told many strange and wonderful
tales. We still know some of these tales today : what we call
page is a tribute to all the great story tellers who have
passed down these stories through the ages...
to you by Michael Gerald Keohane BA,BCSc,ACSA.
Irish legends are among the oldest and most incredible in the
world. They tell us of hunting and feasting, of kings, queens
and wars. We do not know how much of them is true, but they
teach us many things about the lives of the people who lived
in Ireland very long ago.
is also the written story of the people of Ireland of more
recent times. We know that this is true, and we call its
can be very proud of its great history and its ancient
legends. You will find stories here from both legend and
history : read them for yourself and see how wonderful they
are and what it was like in Ireland a long, long time ago.
And enjoy the ancient irish music.