Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry

William Butler YEATS (1865 - 1939)

This is a collection of Fairy and Folk tales. The poet William Butler Yeats collected them from around the Western part of Ireland and translated them near the end of the 1800s. - Summary by Michele Eaton

Genre(s): Culture & Heritage Fiction, Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introduction Juliet Brown
00:18:24
Play 01 The Trooping Fairies - The Fairies Juliet Brown
00:06:20
Play 02 Frank Martin and The Fairies Juliet Brown
00:08:36
Play 03 The Priest's Supper - The Fairy Well of Lagnanay Juliet Brown
00:11:15
Play 04 Teig O'Kane and the Corpse Juliet Brown
00:29:26
Play 05 Paddy Corcoran's Wife - Cusheen Loo the White Trout: A Legend of Cong Juliet Brown
00:12:01
Play 06 The Fairy Thorn - The Legend of Knockgrafton - A Donegal Fairy Juliet Brown
00:14:48
Play 07 Changelings The Brewery of Egg-shells - The Fairy Nurse Juliet Brown
00:08:20
Play 08 Jamie Freel and the Young Lady - The Stolen Child Juliet Brown
00:15:23
Play 09 The Merrow The Soul Cages Juliet Brown
00:27:04
Play 10 Flory Cantillon's Funeral Juliet Brown
00:07:56
Play 11 The Solitary Fairies -The Lepracaun, or, Fairy Shoemaker Diana Schmidt
00:03:38
Play 12 Master and Man - Far Darrig in Donegal Esther C
00:27:47
Play 13 The Piper and the Puca - Daniel O'Rourke Amelia Chesley
00:21:07
Play 14 The Kildare Pooka - How Thomas Connolly met the Banshee Douglas Taylor
00:17:51
Play 15 A Lamantation for the Death of Sir Maurice Fitzgerald - The Banshee of the MacCarthys Douglas Taylor
00:35:56
Play 16 Ghosts - A Dream K.G.Cross
00:04:58
Play 17 Grace Conner Aubrey Anne
00:04:08
Play 18 A Legend of Tyrone Aubrey Anne
00:02:49
Play 19 The Black Lamb - Song of the Ghost K.G.Cross
00:03:26
Play 20 The Radiant Boy - The Fate of Frank M'Kenna Esther C
00:20:55
Play 21 Witches, Fairy Doctors Bewitched Alexandra Helms
00:08:26
Play 22 Bewitched Butter (Donegal) - A Queen's County Witch K.G.Cross
00:11:01
Play 23 The Witch Hare - Bewitched Butter (Queen's County) Esther C
00:24:41
Play 24 The Horned Women - The Witches Excursion K.G.Cross
00:10:20
Play 25 The Confessions of Tom Bourke Esther C
00:31:44
Play 26 The Pudding Bewitched Esther C
00:29:44
Play 27 Tyeer-Na-N-Oge The Legend of O'Donoghue Jane Muir
00:07:44
Play 28 Rent-Day - Loughleagh (Lake of Healing) NoelBadrian
00:20:15
Play 29 Hy-Brasail - The Isle of the Blest - The Phantom Isle Jessi McDaniel
00:04:16
Play 30 Saints, Priests The Priest's Soul - The Priest of Coloony Lucy Kempton
00:15:10
Play 31 The Story of the Little Bird - Conversion King Laoghaire's Daughters K.G.Cross
00:05:27
Play 32 King O'Toole and His Goose Aiken
00:09:58
Play 33 The Devil The Demon Cat - The Long Spoon - The Countess Kathleen Michele Eaton
00:13:35
Play 34 The Three Wishes Part 1 Michele Eaton
00:25:13
Play 35 The Three Wishes Part 2 Michele Eaton
00:29:35
Play 36 Giants - The Giant's Stairs Kyle B Jones
00:14:58
Play 37 A Legend of Knockmany Kyle B Jones
00:25:47
Play 38 Kings, Queens, Princesses, Earls, Robbers - The Twelve Wild Geese Brian Naylor
00:10:38
Play 39 The Lazy Beauty and Her Aunts NoelBadrian
00:12:30
Play 40 The Haughty Princess - The Enchantment of Gearoidh Iarla Kyle B Jones
00:13:37
Play 41 Munachar and Manachar - Donald and his Neighbours deongines
00:18:12
Play 42 The Jackdaw Jessi McDaniel
00:06:08
Play 43 The Story of Conn-eda clarinetcarrot
00:29:41