Gruesome Irish Tales for Children

Fionn suffered from many ailments, but one thing that never bothered him was dreams. In the Ireland of that time, great heed was taken of all the goings-on in people's heads while they slept. Taoscan warned him that though he could make him dream, he had no control over what the dream might be.

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In the Tracks of the West Clare Railway

In the Tracks of the West Clare Railway is at once a history of a famous railway; the last of the Irish narrow-gauge lines; a tourist's guide to a relatively little-known part of Clare; a record of a walking journey along what remains of the line from Ennis to Kilee/Kilrush; and a tribute to the people and county of Clare. Although trains are unlikely to ever again run between Ennis and Kilkee, the legend of this little branch line of the...

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The Savage Pigs Of Tulla And Other Stories

In the title story of this superb collection, a farmer meets an unfortunate fate at the hands of his own pigs after an unsuccessful journey to market, and the village priest and the local garda sergeant clash over what should be done in the aftermath of the event. The other stories arc: 'The Man Who Couldn't Dream', 'The Lady in White' and 'The Magic Hammer'.

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