Eamonn, Henry

Historic Tales of Mayo


New, , , The History Press Ireland, 2018, Ireland, 8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾” tall


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These true stories drawn from historical sources and local reminiscences, have been brought together and retold by Eamonn Henry. This collection is a heady mix of tragic, funny, passionate and moving stories.

Included here are tales of well-known events such as the Night of the Big Wind and the Flight of the Wild Geese as well as less well-known occurrences such as the Doolough Tragedy and the Lough Mask Murders and recalls local characters such as confidence trickster Old Neddy and the universally reviled Shaun na Soggarth.

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Eamonn, Henry