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Myths and Tales, Page 2

Wells of Tara

From Tara, where expanse can be seen, From the Irish sea, to the Shannons water Expanse of the Kingdom of Royal Meath …

I Heard Not

Knowth Passage tomb is a site of history, not alone of prehistoric times, but of the Normans who held a fort here …

Where the Sídhe Dance

The grass grows green where the Sídhe dance Unseen by men in the fog The mushroom circle is kissed by the dew …

Naoise’s People

He who she loved… of the black, black hair Ruby lips and cheeks, of the palest skin… Not of the Celts as …

Gates to the Gods

Gates to the gods, the people flocks, To worship at the waters pure, To leave tokens, offerings there… Take home some water …

The Headless Horseman Rides At Night

The headless horseman rides at night The story the locals tell From Charleville walls is seen the sight Of the spectre from …

King Congal’s Grief

Congal, the proud king, his wife a prince bore Alas, in giving to her son his life She lost hers, tragic the …

The Banshee

I hear the cries of sorrow in the cold night air I know not if they come for here ! or there? …

The Excommunication of St. Columba

A sinner as is every man Columba for his family had great pride Swift of tongue and hot of temper He challenged …

Maedb Desires A Bull

All I have, has my husband, and a lot has he As have I, but yet my husband has more than me …

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