Myths, Legends and FolkloreBook - 2015
Compilation of folklore, legends, and history describes animals' relations with people, being hunted for food, fur, sport, or as vermin, and their position today. An imaginative final section looks at twelve animals and how we can visualise ourselves as having their special qualities and enrich our lives and deal with situations differently.
Niall Mac Coitir provides a comprehensive look at the folklore, legends and history of animals in Ireland, and describes their relations with people, being hunted for food, fur, sport, or as vermin, and their position today. A final section, inspired by stories of animal transformation, looks at twelve animals and how we can enrich our lives by visualising ourselves with their special qualities. This fascinating and beautifully illustrated compilation of folklore, legends and natural history will delight all with an interest in Ireland’s animals.