Folklore of the Ulster people.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: St. Clair, Sheila. Folklore of the Ulster people. Cork, Mercier Press [©] (OCoLC) Document Type. The Ulster Cycle is traditionally set around the first century CE, and most of the action takes place in the provinces of Ulster and Connacht.

It consists of a group of heroic tales dealing with the lives Folklore of the Ulster people. book Conchobar mac Nessa, king of Ulster, the great hero Cú Chulainn, who was the son of Lug (Lugh), and of their friends, lovers, and.

Ulster Folklore contains several papers arguing for the existence of a race of small people in Europe who may or may not have been fairies, or have influenced the folklore traditions of the 'little folk.' For further reading, consider Fians, Fairies and Picts/5(4).

R ULSTER FOLKLORE such an idea. The fairies, according to her, were indeed small people, but no mushroom could give them shelter. She described them as about the size of children, and as far as I can ascertain from inquiries made in many parts of Ulster and Munster, this is the almost universal belief among the Size: 6MB.

The Ulster Cycle (Irish: an Rúraíocht), formerly known as the Red Branch Cycle, one of the four great cycles of Irish mythology, is a body of medieval Irish heroic legends and sagas of the traditional heroes of the Ulaid in what is now eastern Ulster and northern Leinster, particularly counties Armagh, Down and Louth, and taking place around or before the 1st century AD.

The Four Cycles of Irish Mythology. The tales are, in the main, related in four cycles which sometimes are intertwined, The Mythological Cycle, the Ulster Cycle, the Fenian Cycle and the Historical Cycle. There are also other sources such as the Book of Hy Maine, The Great Book of Lecan, the Yellow Book of Lecan and also the Book of Ballymote.

Ulster folklore book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Originally published inthis seminal work traces the history o /5. Fairies and their dwelling-placesA day at Maghera, Co. LondonderryUlster fairies, Danes, and PechtsFolklore connected with Ulster raths and souterrainsTraditions of dwarf races in Ireland and in SwitzerlandFolklore from Folklore of the Ulster people.

book and dwarfsThe Rev. Willim Hamilton, D. DPages: Folklore -- Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Folklore; Folklore -- Ireland; Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland.

Folklore connected with Ulster Raths and Souterrains A s the title of this paper I have given "Folklore connected with Ulster Raths and Souterrains," but if I used the language of the country-people I should speak, not of raths and souterrains, but of forths and coves.

In these coves it is believed the fairies dwell, and here they keep as. It seems that extremists used this theory in the s to promote the place of the British people in Ulster and that some Ulster Scots writers have drawn on the theories in literature.

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As I read Mac Póilin’s book, I became self-conscious about Ulster Scots and wondered if all of this is related to why people sometimes tilt their heads to one. A Hidden Ulster – People, songs and traditions of Oriel A Hidden Ulster.

Published by Four Courts Press, DublinA Hidden Ulster was shortlisted for the Michaelis-Jena Ratcliff Prize in Folklore and Folklife. This book is the first major study of the song-tradition of Oriel, a region which straddles the borders of southeast Ulster and north Leinster and which was the centre of.

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[Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin] -- "This book contains a wealth of information about people who made and maintained those traditions - poets and harpers, storytellers and singers, and not least the men and women (from various.

Thus, we can see variants of the stories re-told by people in Ulster commonly found across Europe, having many similar themes but with inherent variations.

Ultimately though Irish and Scottish folklore shared a commonality, as articles in Béaloideas have explored in depth. Ulster Folk and Transport Museum., - Folklore. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Ulster Folklife Society, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum: Publisher: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum., In The Ulster Cycle, Randy Lee Eickhoff translates Ireland’s ancient mythology into vital, accessible and novelistic the world of pre-Christian Ireland, when warriors fought from chariots, Druids provided the mystical answers to the universe, and men and women believed strongly in magic.

The Supernatural in Ulster Scots Literature and Folklore Project was funded by MAGUS/Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure. Its main objective was to produce an open access, online resource, ‘The Supernatural in Ulster Scots Folklore and Literature Reader’.

It provides a selection of Ulster Scots literary, historical and folklore sources, from c until.

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A Hidden Ulster – people, songs and traditions of Oriel by Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin – now in its third print – was published by Four Courts Press (Dublin) into widespread critical isted for the Michaelis-Jena Ratcliff Prize in Folklore and Folklife, it was also listed among the Books of the Year both in the London Times and the Irish Times.

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Ulster cycle, Irish Ulaid Cycle, in ancient Irish literature, a group of legends and tales dealing with the heroic age of the Ulaids, a people of northeast Ireland from whom the modern name Ulster derives.

The stories, set in the 1st century bc, were recorded from oral tradition between the 8th and 11th century and are preserved in the 12th-century manuscripts The Book of the Dun Cow.

Book launch for Cúchulainn: Ulster's greatest hero Folklore Village Réamonn Ó Ciaráin is the author of three books about the Irish hero Cúchulainn, known as a potent symbol of bravery, loyalty, martial prowess, beauty, and wisdom.

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum., - Folklore. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Ulster Folklife Society, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum: Publisher: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. The story Deirdre of the Sorrows is recorded in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology.

It’s a tale of beauty, lust, and death dating back Aillén Mac Midgna – The Fire Breathing Goblin. The story of Aillén Mac Midgna is described in the Fenian Cycle of Irish Mythology under The Boyhood Deeds of Fionn, a story covering Fionn. A Book of Folk-Lore, by S.

Baring-Gould (HTML at ) Custom and Myth, by Andrew Lang (Gutenberg text and illustrated HTML) The Fairy Mythology, Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries, by Thomas Keightley (HTML at.

in Ulster Scots Literature and Folklore Project’ was to produce this open-access, online resource, ‘The Supernatural in Ulster Scots Folklore and Literature Reader’.

The project was led by Dr Andrew Sneddon and the editing completed by Dr Sneddon and Dr John Privilege of the University of Ulster. The Ancient Era. InI published The Ulster People under my Pretani Press friend, Professor Frechet of the Sorbonne wished to translate it into French but his death prevented that, and the fact that some Irish academics wanted to burn.

Folklore Volume- Issue 1. Journal homepage. 36 Views 0 CrossRef citations to date Author: Linda-May Ballard. Some of these books and texts are translations of Celtic legends and sagas; others are retellings of the material, folklore, or literary works based on Celtic themes. During the 19th and early 20th Century there was a resurgence of interest in the folklore of Ireland, Wales and Scotland.

This was reflected in a huge amount of literature based. The fairies, according to her, were indeed small people, but no mushroom could give them shelter. She described them as about the size of children, and as far as I can ascertain from inquiries made in many parts of Ulster and Munster, this.

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Discover the ancient myths, legends and mystic charms of the mythology, folk-lore Seller Rating: % positive.As a young schoolboy and later as a farm worker he was fascinated by the talk, customs and beliefs of the began to write down these pieces and to submit them to newspapers such as ‘The Irish Weekly’,’The Irish Press’,The Evening Herald’,’The Irish News’,’The Belfast Telegraph’ and ‘The Cork Examiner’.