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    DescriptionCounty Antrim, home to the Giant's Causeway, has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of traditional tales from across the county. Featured here are stories of well-known figures from Irish folklore, including Conal Cearnach, with his association to Dunseverick Castle, and Deirdre of the Sorrows, whose mournful plight is linked to the rock at Ballycastle, known as Carraig Usnach. Here you will also find tales of lesser-known Antrim characters such as the heroic outlaw Naoise O'Haughan and local lad Cosh-a-Day, along with fantastical accounts of mythical creatures, including the mermaid of Portmuck, the banshee of Shane's Castle, and the ghostly goings-on in Belfast. These stories bring to life the county's varied landscape, from its lofty mountains to its fertile lowlands and dramatic coastline. - See more at: http://www.thehistorypress.co.uk/index.php/12-days-of-christmas/3/antrim-folk-tales.html#sthash.Ph5sDSSo.dpuf


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    Title
    Antrim Folk Tales
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Billy Teare, By (author) Kathleen O'Sullivan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 280 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781845887865
    ISBN 10: 1845887867
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: 398.2
    BIC subject category V2: WQH
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JFHF
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21400
    BISAC V2.8: SOC011000
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 16
    BISAC V2.8: FIC010000
    B&T General Subject: 501
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 65
    BISAC V2.8: FIC051000
    B&T Approval Code: A13280000, A33500000
    DC23: 398.2094161
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: GR148.A58 T43 2013
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: JBGB, WQH
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU-GB-N
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    25 black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 February 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    Billy Teare is one of Ireland's premier storytellers with an international reputation who has appeared on radio, television and the big screen, His previously published works include the award-winning "More Ready to Tell Tales" (2000). Kathleen O'Sullivan is a traditional storyteller and singer who has collaborated with Billy Teare for many years, adapting traditional tales along with writing new ones.