April 1, 2017 | Michelle
Is the only Irish folklore you are familiar with have rainbows, pots of gold, and four-leaf clovers? Be sure to check out these selections in the Children's Department for even more stories of the Irish people.
Features eight Irish folk tales, including "Butterfly Girl," "The Children of Lir," and "Labhra with the Horse's Ears.".
An old woman complains about all the housework she has to do, but when some fairies come to help her she finds that they are more trouble than they are worth.
Finn O'Finnegan returns home after a year in Dublin and when he finds his village taken over by leprechauns, he must devise a way to get them to leave without making them angry.
A very poor, humble couple live so simple a life they share everything, until the husband discovers a pot with magical powers buried under the very last potato in the garden.
Based on a true tale, two master dancers compete for the chance to teach the people of Ballyconneely, Ireland, how to dance..
The very clever Oona saves her husband, the giant Finn McCool, by outwitting Cuhullin, who seeks to prove that he is the strongest giant in the world by beating Finn.
This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her older sisters to become the bride of a prince, is based on a Irish folktale.