Legends and Sagas
Legends and Stories of Ireland
by Samuel Lover
This is a collection of Irish folklore, framed by first-person
remininces of the author, with some swatches of Irish 'dialect' and
other comic touches.
It was written before the 'Celtic Twilight' books,
so its point is to entertain rather than record folklore.
So the stories are simply evocative of the art of Irish storytelling.
However, there are just enough ghosts, fairy trout,
and other supernatural aspects to please the Celtic lore fan.
King O'Toole and St Kevin
A Legend of Lough Mask
The White Trout
The Battle of the Berrins; or, the Double Funeral
The Priest's Story
The King and the Bishop
Jimmy the Fool
The Devil's Mill
The Gridiron; or Paddy Mullowney's Travels in France
Paddy the Piper
The Priest's Ghost
Paddy the Sport
The White Horse of the Peppers
The Legend of the Little Weaver of Duleek Gate
Conclusion of the White Horse of the Peppers
The Curse of Kishogue
The Fairy Finder