The Irish Currach Folk.

MacCullagh, Richard

Published by Dublin: Wolfhound Press Ltd., 1992
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Title: The Irish Currach Folk.

Publisher: Dublin: Wolfhound Press Ltd.

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition


First edition. 192 pp. "Life on the Western Seaboard from Galicia to Greenland". The story of the Irish Curragh covers a period of some 9,000 years from its origins as a small skin boat through its development as a large ocean-going craft. This book charts the great Irish sea journeys, the origin and development of the Curragh, the people using it through the centuries, their lives and their legends. Accounts of Atlantis, Colmcille, Art forms, Tory Island and Donegal currach lore, Inishmurray, Inishkeas , Clare Island, Aran Islands, Blaskets, Iona, curragh racing, the making of 'Man of Aran'. Copiously illustrated with line drawing and photographic illustrations. Navy blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition Fine. In Fine illustrated dust wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 8235

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