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The Lore of Ireland: An Encyclopaedia of Myth, Legend and Romance By Dáithí Ó hÓgáin The Lore of Ireland An Encyclopaedia of Myth Legend and Romance Ireland has one of the finest cultural heritages and a standard reference book combining the related subjects of folklore myth legend and romance is long overdue There are substantial entries i
  • Title: The Lore of Ireland: An Encyclopaedia of Myth, Legend and Romance
  • Author: Dáithí Ó hÓgáin
  • ISBN: 9781843832157
  • Page: 378
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Lore of Ireland: An Encyclopaedia of Myth, Legend and Romance By Dáithí Ó hÓgáin Ireland has one of the finest cultural heritages and a standard reference book combining the related subjects of folklore, myth, legend and romance is long overdue There are 350 substantial entries, in alphabetical order from Aban, a 6th century saint, to Weather, all with full references to sources, a synopsis of relevant stories, and discussion of their origin, nature aIreland has one of the finest cultural heritages and a standard reference book combining the related subjects of folklore, myth, legend and romance is long overdue There are 350 substantial entries, in alphabetical order from Aban, a 6th century saint, to Weather, all with full references to sources, a synopsis of relevant stories, and discussion of their origin, nature and development These are complimented by a genre list of material under various headings, such as Mythical Lore, Fianna Cycle, Ulster Cycle, King Cycles, Peoples and Traditions, Religious Lore, and Folk Custom and Belief There is also a wealth of genealogical detail, indicating how historical and social circumstances have influenced the growth and spread of Irish lore DAITHI O HOGAIN, Associate Professor of Irish Folklore at University College Dublin, is an international authority on folklore and traditional literature.
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      He was the son of Davy Hogan, a former jockey, and his wife Mary n e Tyrell both his parents were from Kilkenny His great grand uncle was the celebrated historian of Ossory, Canon William Carrigan.Irish was spoken in the family home, and at De La Salle national school, Bruff, he got a good grounding in Irish grammar His grasp of the language was further improved by visits to the Kerry Gaeltacht.He was awarded a county council scholarship and continued his education at the CBS Limerick A second scholarship in 1967 brought him to UCD, where he studied Irish, English, philosophy and history He graduated in 1970 and secured an MA in 1971.He then joined RT and worked as a journalist for 18 months From there he moved to the Irish folklore archive at UCD, taking up a position as a researcher under the directorship of Prof Bo Almqvist.In 1976 he completed his doctorate, and his thesis formed the basis for An File.A former member of the Sinn F in ardchomhairle, in the 1970s he was involved in policymaking and was associated with the development of the federal ire Nua programme.Later he threw his energy into participating in various initiatives centred on Irish cultural heritage and the organisation of folk schools and summer schools on a regional basis.A constant collector of folklore in Irish and English, he procured some very valuable traditional Irish manuscripts for the folklore archive.He was rapporteur general at the Unesco conference in Paris in 1987, at which that organisation s policy on the preservation of world folklore heritage was decided.In 1989 he was a founding member of the European Centre for Traditional Cultures in Budapest, later travelling to conferences across Europe and further afield.He also was, in the early 1990s, a founder of Craobh na h igse, an organisation dedicated to infusing new interest into the writing and reading of Irish language material And he was a founder of the Irish National Folk Company, which liaised with many youth festivals in Europe.He wrote seven collections of poetry, six in Irish and one in English He also wrote three collections of short stories as well as a series of books on Irish surnames.He was a stalwart of Cumann Merriman He lived with his wife and family in Bray, Co Wicklow, and contributed to a history of the town published in 1998.He regularly contributed to radio and television programmes Most recently he appeared on a TG4 documentary on the origins of the ballad Molly Malone His research showed that what has become the Dublin GAA supporters anthem was written by a Scotsman in the 1880s as a send up of the Irish taste for lamentation.He is survived by his wife Caitr ona, daughters Aisling, Orla, Niamh and Sadhbh and son Ru n.

    379 thoughts on “The Lore of Ireland: An Encyclopaedia of Myth, Legend and Romance”

    1. THE LORE OF IRELAND by D ith h g in is subtitled An Encyclopaedia of Myth, Legend and Romance A reference work of over 500 pages, this scholar s book is dedicated to tracing the threads of mythopoeia in Ireland from its earliest oral traditions through the later written work of the Middle Ages and beyond h g in is an Associate Professor of Irish Folklore at University College Dublin He has authored than 40 books, all lauded for their scholarly heft but THE LORE OF IRELAND is considered his land [...]


    2. I was going to review this for my website but realized that that would be a bit waisted since it was an encyclopedia, though a very comprehensive one It is one of these books that you just must have when you are studying Irish myths, legends, and folklore.



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