Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales

from Ireland

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D. L. Ashliman

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  1. Anonymous [C. J. T.]. Folk-Lore and Legends: Ireland. London: W. W. Gibbings, 1889.

  2. Anonymous [C. J. T.]. Irish Fairy Tales, Folklore, and Legends. London: W. W. Gibbings, 1904.

  3. Bardan, Patrick. The Dead-Watchers, and Other Folk-Lore Tales of Westmeath. Mullingar: Printed at the "Westmeath Guardian" office, and published for the author, 1891.

  4. Carleton, William. Tales and Sketches, Illustrating the Character, Usages, Traditions, Sports, and Pastimes of the Irish Peasantry. Dublin: James Duffy, 1845.

  5. [Croker, Thomas Crofton]. Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland. London: Printed by Thomas Davison, [1825]. Missing title page.

  6. [Croker, Thomas Crofton]. Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland. 2nd edition. London: John Murray, 1826.

  7. [Croker, Thomas Crofton]. Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland. Part 2. London: John Murray, 1828.

  8. [Croker, Thomas Crofton]. Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland. Part 3. London: John Murray, 1828.

  9. [Croker, Thomas Crofton]. Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland. London: John Murray, 1834.

  10. Croker, Thomas Crofton. Killarney Legends: Arranged as a Guide to the Lakes. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1853.

  11. Croker, Thomas Crofton. Researches in the South of Ireland: Illustrative of the Scenery, Architectural Remains, and the Manners and Superstitions of the Peasantry. London: John Murray, 1824.

  12. Curtin, Jeremiah. Hero-Tales of Ireland. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1894.

  13. Curtin, Jeremiah. Tales of the Fairies and of the Ghost World Collected from Oral Tradition in South-West Munster. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1895.

  14. Gregory, Isabella Augusta. Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, Collected and Arranged by Lady Gregory, with Two Essays and Notes by W. B. Yeats. 2nd Series. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1920.

  15. Hardy, Philip Dixon. Legends, Tales, and Stories of Ireland. Illustrated with ten characteristic engravings. Dublin: John Cumming, 1837.

  16. Hunt, Brampton. Folk Tales of Breffny. London: Macmillan and Company, 1912.

  17. Hyde, Douglas. Beside the Fire: A Collection of Irish Gaelic Folk Stories. London: David Nutt, 1890. This digital copy is presented by the Internet Archive.

  18. Jacobs, Joseph. Celtic Fairy Tales. London: David Nutt, 1892.

  19. Jacobs, Joseph. More Celtic Fairy Tales. London: David Nutt, 1894.

  20. Keightley, Thomas. The Fairy Mythology. Vol. 1. London: William Harrison Ainsworth, 1828.

  21. Keightley, Thomas. The Fairy Mythology: Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries. Vol. 2. London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Company, 1833.

  22. Keightley, Thomas. The Fairy Mythology: Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries. A new edition, revised and greatly enlarged. London: H. G. Bohn, 1851.

  23. Kennedy, Patrick. The Banks of the Boro: A Chronicle of the County of Wexford. London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Company, 1867.

  24. Kennedy, Patrick. Evenings in the Duffrey. New edition. Dublin: McGlashan and Gill, 1875.

  25. Kennedy, Patrick. The Fireside Stories of Ireland. Dublin. M'Glashan and Gill, 1870.

  26. Kennedy, Patrick. Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts. 1st edition. London: Macmillan and Company, 1866.

  27. Kennedy, Patrick. Legendary Fictions of the Irish Celts. 2nd edition. London: Macmillan and Company, 1891.

  28. Lover, Samuel. Legends and Stories of Ireland, to Which Is Added Illustrations of National Proverbs and Irish Sketches. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1902.

  29. MacDonagh, Michael. Irish Life and Character. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1898.

  30. MacManus, Seumas. Donegal Fairy Stories. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page, and Company, 1915.

  31. O'Connor, Barry. Turf-Fire Stories and Fairy Tales of Ireland. New York: P. J. Kenedy, 1890.

  32. O'Hanlon, John. Irish Folk Lore: Traditions and Superstitions of the Country; with Humorous Tales. By "Lageniensis." Glasgow and London: Cameron and Ferguson, 1870.

  33. Seymour, St. John D. Irish Witchcraft and Demonology. Baltimore: Norman, Remington, and Company, 1913.

  34. Stephens, James. Irish Fairy Tales. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: Macmillan and Company, 1920.

  35. Stephens, James. Irish Fairy Tales. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1934.

  36. Wallace, Kathryn. Folk-Lore of Ireland: Legends, Myths, and Fairy Tales. Chicago: J. S. Hyland and Company, 1910.

  37. Whitney, Harry. Legends of Mount Leinster: Three Months in Kildare-Place; Bantry and Duffrey Traditions; The Library in Patrick-St. Dublin: P. Kennedy, 1855.

  38. Wilde, Jane Francesca Elgee. Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland: With Sketches of the Irish Past, by Lady Wilde. Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1888.

  39. Wilde, Jane Francesca Elgee. Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland: With Sketches of the Irish Past, by Lady Wilde. A new edition. London: Chatto and Windus, 1902.

  40. Wilde, William Robert. Irish Popular Superstitions. Dublin: James McGlashan, 1852.

  41. Wentz, W. Y. The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries. London: Oxford University Press, 1911.

  42. Yeats, William Butler. The Celtic Twilight. London: A. H. Bullen, 1902.

  43. Yeats, William Butler. Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry. London: Walter Scott, 1888.

  44. Yeats, William Butler. Irish Fairy Tales. London: T. F. Unwin, 1892. This digital copy is presented by the Internet Archive.

  45. Yeats, William Butler. Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, Collected and Arranged by Lady Gregory, with Two Essays and Notes by W. B. Yeats. 2nd Series. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1920.



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