'this book is the best that has come out of Ireland in my time' - YB Yeats
Two classic collections of Irish Myths and Legends edited by the founder of the Abbey Theatre, patron of the Celtic revival Lady Gregory.
The myths and legends of pre-Christian Ireland overflow with giants and heroes, maidens, battles and brave deeds, epic wars.
the enchanted world of Tir Nan Og, the adventures of Cuchulain and Finn Mac Cumhal, the war fought over the White bull of Cuailgne, the haunting love of Diarmuid and Grainne, - these are just a few of the unforgettable tales in this superb collection
Published by Octopus Publishing. stories 'put into English' by Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory, preface by WB Yeats. paperback 550 pages