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The Blaskets

Muiris Mac Conghail

The Blaskets

people and literature

by Muiris Mac Conghail

  • 40 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Country House in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Blasket Islands (Ireland),
  • Ireland,
  • Blasket Islands
    • Subjects:
    • Irish literature -- Ireland -- Blasket Islands -- History and criticism.,
    • Irish literature -- Ireland -- Blasket Islands -- Translations into English.,
    • Blasket Islands (Ireland) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Blasket Islands (Ireland) -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMuiris Mac Conghail.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA990.B65 M33 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p. :
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1209132M
      ISBN 100946172447
      LC Control Number94204698
      OCLC/WorldCa31815800

      The Blaskets View is a signature discovery point on the Wild Atlantic Way from which you can view the Blasket Islands lying 5km off the Dingle peninsula.   Meeting Martin Kearney was one of the great joys of my life. He was a private, dignified, proud man and it was an honor and a pleasure to spend a few hours with him and his family and mine in Dingle one misty October evening so near to the place he was born on the Great Blasket Island.

      The Irish Way. , likes 17, talking about this. I post and share randomly, lots of funny stuff, sometimes folklore,sometimes histories. Blake Banner is the creator and author of the Dead Cold Mystery series. The series started in with the release of the first book in the series. It is titled An Ace and a Pair. The sequel quickly followed, and a third book and a fourth. There are currently ten book in the Dead Cold Mystery series and always room for the series to grow.

      The main Blasket Islands are: The Great Blasket – An Blascaod Mór. The village is at the eastern end of the island. You can wander among the ruined cottages and consider how despite the remote hardships the villagers endured they still managed to contribute so much to the Irish cultural heritage. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: English and Irish on opposite pages. The Irish translation of selected stories from the Decameron was found with other Blasket material in MS G in the National Library of Ireland, and is presented as evidence that the Decameron was known on the Great Blasket Islands.


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The process Free shipping over $ Books about the Blasket Islands, Co. Kerry. MacMahon, Bryan: 'Fiche Bliain ag Fás: Twenty Years A Growing Maurice O'Sullivan' in Islands and Authors ed. Proinsias Ó Conluain (RTÉ/Mercier Press, ) Peig Sayers and the Vernacular of the Story Teller, in Literature and Folk Culture - Ireland and Newfoundland [9th Annual Seminar of CAIS, Feb.

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