Wolf-Men and Water Hounds : The Myths, Monsters and Magic of Ireland by Manchan Magan (Hardback)

ISBN: 9780717196111

19.95

Uncover the secrets of our island in this engrossing look at magical landmarks across the country. Travelling province by province through Ireland, Manchan outlines the stories most closely associated with each site, focussing on a specific beast or creature from legend and highlighting a magical word or phrase in Irish alongside. Discover the dobharchu or water hound of Achill Island; the enchanted sow Cailcheir of Sligo’s Keash Caves; the Burren’s ollpheist or great serpent; the Caoranach or hairy worm of Lough Derg; the one-eyed salmon of Ballyshannon; and the man wolves of Ossory, County Kilkenny, amongst many others.

This stunning gift book is a feast for the eyes for Manchan fans of all ages.

Great for Ages 9-99.

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Uncover the secrets of our island in this engrossing look at magical landmarks across the country. Travelling province by province through Ireland, Manchan outlines the stories most closely associated with each site, focussing on a specific beast or creature from legend and highlighting a magical word or phrase in Irish alongside. Discover the dobharchu or water hound of Achill Island; the enchanted sow Cailcheir of Sligo’s Keash Caves; the Burren’s ollpheist or great serpent; the Caoranach or hairy worm of Lough Derg; the one-eyed salmon of Ballyshannon; and the man wolves of Ossory, County Kilkenny, amongst many others.

This stunning gift book is a feast for the eyes for Manchan fans of all ages.

Great for Ages 9-99.

ISBN 9780717196111

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