Bedside Book of Irish Ghost Stories

  • 128 Pages
  • 2.11 MB
  • English
Irish Book Center
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8284353M
ISBN 100853426236
ISBN 139780853426233

The Ghosts of Ireland: A Collection of Ghost Stories across the Irish Nation offers a sampling of the many strange stories and unexplained phenomena that make Ireland such an intriguing place.

Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about the weird legends and mysteries of the British Isles like never before/5(3). The Lord of the Dance, Michael Flatley, has acknowledged the presence of a ghost named Isabella in his Castlehyde home near Fermoy, County Cork.

Oliver St John Gogarty also believed in ghosts.

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There are many well-known Irish ghost stories and Padraic O'Farrell tells some of them in this by: 1. For some Halloween-y reading, I decided to read a book that I'd picked up over the summer in Maine: True Irish Ghost Stories, by St. John D.

Seymour and Harry L. Neligan. It is now, as you can see, nearly December. This is because of NaNoWriMo. The most embarassing thing here is that True Irish Ghost Stories is barely a hundred pages long/5.

Ghosts in Irish Houses: A Collection of Ghostly Folk Tales – Born in Ireland at the end of the nineteenth century, James Reynolds was a talented painter, expert horseman, and the author of Paddy Finucane: A Memoir; A World of Horses; Ghosts in American Houses; and many other books.

One of his best works is this lively compilation of Irish.

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Wordsworth Editions, - Ghost stories, English - pages 0 Reviews With a word of warning to those of nervous a disposition, Wordsworth presents this spellbinding collection of chilling Celtic tales of the macabre, all drawn from the rich and varied literary tradition of a culture long enchanted by things supernatural, 'a land where.

The first edition of this book, True Irish Ghost Stories, came out inalmost a hundred years ago. The most interesting thing about the authors of this book was their day jobs. The authors were St.

John D. Seymour, B.D. (Bachelor of Divinity), Litt. (Litterarum Doctor, or “Doctor of Letters”) and Harry L. Neligan, D.I.R.I.C. Padraic O'Farrell has 35 books on Goodreads with ratings. Padraic O'Farrell’s most popular book is Irish Ghost Stories.

In their book True Irish Ghost Stories, St. John D. Seymour and Harry L. Neligan describe how Marsh’s Library – Ireland’s oldest free public library – is meant to be haunted by its founder, Archbishop Narcissus Marsh.

It is said that during his lifetime (–) the Archbishop’s young niece, whom he raised, eloped and married the curate of Chapelizod village. Discover the best Ghost Fiction in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.

As it drifts into winter Ireland often becomes a place of twilight with its quickly shortening days and long dark nights. The low sunlight, when it does appear through clouded skies, casts long darkening atmosphere has influenced folk superstitions, ghost stories and many famous Irish Gothic writers, revealing tales of vampires, malevolent ghosts and paranormal occurrences.

Irish Ghost Stories book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Over the centuries Ireland has preserved a magical, mystical au /5(10). Walking with Ghosts: Gabriel Byrne is unsparing of himself in memoir Book review: What is striking is the intensity of the introspection, writes Colm Tóibín Sat,  First off, this book isvery badly titled.

Sure, all the stories are Irish, either in setting, characters, or authors, but half of them are completely lacking in ghosts. There are a lot of stories about leprechauns. We also see fairies, a banshee, a witch, and some giants.

Secondly, reading it was a Reviews: 5.

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Ghost Stories is a near-perfect book to read on the go. It's entertaining enough to occupy your mind while enduring a long wait at the airport, doctor's office, etc., and doesn't demand large blocks of uninterrupted time in order for you to fully enjoy s: The Bedside Guardian Science fiction would have struggled to imagine A pandemic rocked the world in ways few could have predicted even as the first reports of a mysterious new virus emerged from Wuhan.

Beyond the personal stories of lost lives. Nineteen thrilling ghost stories by the celebrated Victorian, an le Fanu, to contemporary masters of the short story such as John McGahern and William Trevor. Chilling, thrilling ghosts--and all guaranteed Irish. pages including Bibgraphical Notes on the authors.

x 5 inches. Poolbeg Press, Dublin, Ireland, This book is very much of the time (). The stories are tame comparatively to the more modern type of ghost story. What I most liked about this book is the smug classist attitude of O'Donnell, which seems so redolent of the time period/5(22).

Shelves: weird-fiction, short-stories, irish, ghost-stories I wish I could like this anthology more. It is a formidableword, page tome containing a wide range of supernatural tales associated with Ireland, and I have to admit my knowledge of the field would be poorer without it/5(3).

In the Nobel prize-winning author’s most famous book, the ghost of a baby killed by her mother to save her from slavery is a malicious sprite but also a metaphor for the way in which the great.

The Irish gift for story telling has imbued many of these castles with a rich array of phantoms, and it is a truly wonderful experience to be regaled with the tales of the ghosts. Irish writer Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu was a master of the ghost story, and this creepy little tale is among his most popular.

It takes a familiar trope of the ghost story – a couple of friends spend the night in an old mansion – and offers a sinister insight into one man’s past, a particularly nasty judge whose ghost visits the two men. I've always enjoyed reading folktales, and this omnibus edition of Irish stories by W.

Yeats is particularly good. (in particular) is one of my all-time favourite bedside books: unpretentious, elegant, most recently The Annotated Tree Worship (highly commended in the NZSA Heritage Book Awards) and Ghost Stories ().

WhatsApp. Anglo-Irish elegy—Elizabeth Bowen and the loss of a class. 4 Gravediggers Pub. John Kavanagh’s pub, commonly known as The Gravediggers, was established in and is the oldest family pub in Dublin, currently operated by the sixth generation of the Kavanagh pub is located near the large Glasnevin cemetery, and as such, many of its patrons have been gravediggers, body snatchers, and other people who work with the dead for a living.

Seymour solicited the stories from newspaper readers, and many of them are from respectable military, clergymen, and gentry. Seymour also wrote Irish Witchcraft and Demonology. True Irish Ghost Stories is a unique and very entertaining read, particularly for fans of Irish tales, as well as the paranormal investigatorJ.B.

Hare, May 6th, Undertow was nominated for Best Crime Novel at the Irish Book Awards. Alan Glynn. Alan Glynn is an Irish writer born in in Dublin.

Glynn studied English literature at Trinity College Dublin. He has won the Irish Book Award in Crime Fiction category for Bloodland. Looking for the plot summary of True Irish Ghost Stories. Whether you need an overview of True Irish Ghost Stories or a detailed summary of the book for a college project or just for fun, brings you the book-wise summaries of True Irish Ghost Stories for free.

True Irish Ghost Stories summary and study guide are also available on the mobile version of the website. Get this from a library. Irish ghost stories. [David Marcus;] -- "David Marcus has gathered together a ghostly cast inclined to twentieth-century methods of haunting, from the spirit who taps out SOS signals on central-heating pipes to the woman who does her.

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‎Ghosts Stories of Historic Irish Philadelphia contains eight historic tales of some grand and some humble Irish in 19th Century Philadelphia in the throws of Industrial expansion. Two important historical events - the Duffy's Cut Murders and the Nativists Riots - act as the backdrop for these som.

The book’s title is a type of defensive wall – mentioned by one of the characters – that a tribe or clan would have decorated with skulls or bones to scare away invaders.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages. Contents: Cecil Frances Alexander - "The Legend of Stumpies Brae"; J.

Sheridan Le Fanu - "An Account of Some Strange Disturbances in Aungier Street"; Charlotte Riddell - "The Last Squire of Ennismore"; Rosa Mulholland - "The Ghost at the Rath"; George Moore - "A Play-house in the Waste"; Forrest Reid - .The gift of an Irish children’s book for a difficult Christmas Novem Children’s Books Ireland is gifting 6, books to children in direct provision, hospitals and homeless services.