Over Nine Waves A Book of Irish Legends

ISBN-10: 057117518X

ISBN-13: 9780571175185

Edition: 1995

Authors: Marie Heaney

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Journalist Marie Heaney skillfully revives the glory of ancient Irish storytelling in this comprehensive volume from the great pre-Christian sequences to the more recent tales of the three patron saints Patrick, Brigid, and Colmcille.
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List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 7/13/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English

Marie Heaney was born in County Tyrone and began her teaching career in schools in Northern Ireland. She and her family moved to Dublin in 1972 where she still lives. As well as Over Nine Waves she has also written The Names Upon the Harp, a book of Irish legends for children (Faber, 2000, illustrated by P. J. Lynch) and as an editor with Townhouse Publishing in Dublin has produced several anthologies, including Heart Mysteries, a personal selection of Irish poetry.Marie Heaney has also contributed to newspapers and journals and has written for radio and television.

Over Nine Waves: The Mythological Cycle
The Tuatha De Danaan
Midir and Etain
The Children of Lir
Over Nine Waves: the Milesians Come to Ireland
The Voyage of Bran
Fame Outlives Life: The Ulster Cycle
The Weakness of the Ulstermen
The Birth of Cuchulainn
The Boyhood Deeds of Cuchulainn
Culann's Hound: Cuchulainn Gets His Name
Cuchulainn Takes Up Arms
The Wooing of Emer
Bricriu's Feast
The Death of Connla
Deirdre of the Sorrows
Cuchulainn and Ferdia's Fight at the Ford
The Death of Cuchulainn
The Music of What Happened: The Finn Cycle
The Boyhood Deeds of Finn
Finn Joins the Fianna and Becomes Its Captain
The Birth of Finn's Hounds
The Enchanted Deer: the Birth of Oisin
The Pursuit of Diarmuid and Grainne
Oisin in the Land of Youth
Three Saints One Grave Do Fill: The Patron Saints of Ireland
Saint Patrick
Saint Brigid
Saint Columcille
Pronunciation Guide
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