Blasket spirit

stories from the islands
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Collins Press , Wilton, Cork
Fennelly, Anita -- Homes and haunts -- Ireland -- Great Blasket Island, Spiritual retreats -- Ireland -- Great Blasket Island, Great Blasket Island (Ireland) -- Description and t
StatementAnita Fennelly.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA990.B65 F46 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 215 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23681833M
ISBN 101905172907
ISBN 139781905172900
LC Control Number2009437601

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out of 5 stars Blasket Spirit: Stories from the Islands. Reviewed in the United States on Decem This wonderful book continues in the time-honored tradition of books emanating from the Blasket Islands. It is a great page-turner, sensitive to the people who have preceded this author who have catalogued the world and traditions of Reviews: 6.

Books about the Blasket Islands, Co. Kerry. MacMahon, Bryan: 'Fiche Bliain ag Fás: Twenty Years A Growing Maurice O'Sullivan' in Islands and Authors ed. Proinsias Ó Conluain (RTÉ/Mercier Press, ) Peig Sayers and the Vernacular of the Story Teller, in Literature and Folk Culture - Ireland and Newfoundland [9th Annual Seminar of CAIS, Feb.

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Into this story of personal healing and recovery, the island stories, its people and places and wildlife are. A NEW Ross teacher launched her Blasket spirit book book in the Book Centre in Waterford on Friday evening. M ichael Ryan from RTE's Nationwide officially launched Anita Fennelly's book 'Blasket Spirit Author: Elaine FURLONG.

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The Great Blasket was evacuated in and, 60 years later, very few native islanders are alive. So this book of portraits celebrates the lives of a people who are slowly dying out.

A dark day on the Blaskets: the drowning of Domhnall Ó Criomhthain and Eibhlín Nic Niocaill on the Blasket Islands, 13 August / by: Ó Dubhshláine, Micheál, Published: () Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA Contact.

A NEW ROSS secondary school teacher is about to launch a book revealing her own personal experiences and voyage of discovery. E ntitled 'Blasket Spirit Stories from the Islands', the book is by Author: Elaine FURLONG.

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InCarney was instrumental in setting up Fondúireacht an Bhlascaoid, the Blasket Island Foundation, a private non-profit organisation “to keep the spirit of the island alive and promote Author: Felicity Hayes Mccoy. Anita weaves a tapestry of tales: ghost stories told by the fireside, stories of love and betrayal, stories celebrating womanhood.

Ultimately, Anita's own story is one of survival and hope. Blasket Spirit reveals a timeless place where the souls of the past and present are inextricably linked with the emotional and physical struggles of island. Blasket Spirit: Stories from the Islands Paperback – Sept.

5 by Anita Fennelly (Author)/5(4). I bought some books about the Blasket Islands a few years ago and they waited patiently on the shelves for me to read them. I started with Blasket Spirit by Anita Fennelly and thoroughly enjoyed this book.

The author spent the summer weeks on Great Blasket Island to get back to herself after some sort of personal crisis and she describes in a. Oh my God, this is a book that just wants to wring tears from your eyes on practically every page.

It is the very movingly written true story of the people of the Great Blasket, a mountainous island that is part of a little archipelago off the west coast of Ireland (Dingle Peninsula), which is the last bit of Europe your feet can rest upon before you are out on the open Atlantic/5(21).

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This is her sto Brand: The Collins Press. The stories (and book) are short and are a quick read. A stormy night in front of a roaring fire in the fireplace would be a perfect setting to read this one. I would've given it a higher rating but Goodreads doesn't allow half-stars, Black spirits and white,/5(26).

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A rich oral tradition of story-telling, poetry, and folktales kept alive the legends and history of the islands, and has made their literature famous throughout the world. The 7 Blasket Island books published by OUP contain memoirs and reminiscences from within this.

InMrs. Thomson, wife of a Protestant clericon the mainland (and unrelated to George Thomson), visited the Great was difficult even to get onto the island, she wrote in a book published afew years later, since one must "take advantage of the swell of the waveand leap on the rocks" from the shifting, unsteady platform of Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Rinn an Chaisleáin or Castle Point is a National Monument on Great Blasket Island, Ireland. Location.

Rinn an Chaisleáin is located directly north of Great Blasket's "Lower Village", to the west of the harbour. History. From the end of the 13th Century the Norman-Irish Feiritéar (Ferriter) family leased the Blaskets from the Earls of Desmond (apparently in exchange for two hawks per year Coordinates: 52°06′19″N 10°30′40″W / °N.

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