Category: Celtic Tales

Fairy Tales | The sprightly tailor

From Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892) A sprightly tailor was employed by the great Macdonald, in his

Fairy Tales | Conal Yellowclaw

From Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892) Conall Yellowclaw was a sturdy tenant in Erin: he had three

Fairy Tales | The horned women

From Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892) A rich woman sat up late one night carding and preparing

Fairy Tales | The field of Bolianus

From Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892) One fine day in harvest—it was indeed Lady-day in harvest, that

Fairy Tales | Guleesh

From Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892) There was once a boy in the County Mayo; Guleesh was

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