A Reading Book in Irish History
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A Reading Book in Irish History

By P. W. (Patrick Weston) Joyce
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  • A READING BOOK IN IRISH HISTORY BY P. W. JOYCE, LL.D.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • I. LEGENDS AND EARLY HISTORY.[1]
  • II. THE SONG OF INISFAIL.
  • III. THE RELIGION OF THE PAGAN IRISH.
  • IV. CUSTOMS AND MODES OF LIFE.
  • The Fate of the Children of Lir[6]; or, The Four White Swans.
  • V. HOW THE CHILDREN OF LIR WERE TURNED INTO SWANS.
  • VI. THE FOUR WHITE SWANS ON LAKE DARVRA.
  • VII. THE FOUR WHITE SWANS ON THE SEA OF MOYLE.
  • VIII. HOW THE CHILDREN OF LIR REGAINED THEIR HUMAN SHAPE AND DIED.
  • IX. HOW RELIGION AND LEARNING FLOURISHED IN IRELAND.
  • X. THE RED BRANCH KNIGHTS.
  • Deirdre; or, The Fate of the Sons of Usna.[19]
  • XI. THE FLIGHT TO ALBAN.
  • XII. CONCOBAR'S GUILEFUL MESSAGE.
  • XIII. THE RETURN TO EMAIN.
  • XIV. TROUBLE LOOMING.
  • XV. THE ATTACK ON THE SONS OF USNA.
  • XVI. DEATH OF THE SONS OF USNA.
  • XVII. AVENGING AND BRIGHT.
  • XVIII. THE WRATH OF FERGUS MAC ROY.
  • XIX. ANCIENT IRISH PHYSICIANS: Part I.
  • XX. ANCIENT IRISH PHYSICIANS: Part II.
  • XXI. THE FENA OF ERIN.
  • XXII. THE CHASE OF SLIEVE CULLINN.
  • XXIII. SAINT BRIGIT: Part I.
  • XXIV. SAINT BRIGIT: Part II.
  • XXV. SAINT BRIGIT: Part III.
  • XXVI. IRISH SCRIBES AND BOOKS.
  • XXVII. THE GILLA DACKER AND HIS HORSE. [34]
  • XXVIII. THE FENA CARRIED OFF BY THE GILLA DACKER'S HORSE.
  • XXIX. DERMOT O'DYNA AT THE WELL.
  • XXX. DERMOT O'DYNA FIGHTS THE WIZARD-CHAMPION, AND AFTER A TIME RESCUES HIS COMRADES.
  • XXXI. SAINT COLUMKILLE: Part I.
  • XXXII. SAINT COLUMKILLE: Part II.
  • XXXIII. PRINCE ALFRED IN IRELAND.
  • XXXIV. THE VOYAGE OF MAILDUNE.
  • XXXV. AN EXTRAORDINARY MONSTER.
  • XXXVI. MAILDUNE MEETS HIS ENEMY, IS RECONCILED TO HIM, AND ARRIVES HOME.
  • XXXVII. TENNYSON'S "VOYAGE OF MAILDUNE."
  • XXXVIII. ST. DONATUS, BISHOP OF FIESOLE. [53]
  • XXXIX. ST. DONATUS, BISHOP OF FIESOLE:
  • XL. HOW IRELAND WAS INVADED BY DANES AND ANGLO-NORMANS.
  • XLI. THE WATCH-FIRE OF BARNALEE.
  • XLII. CAHAL O'CONOR OF THE RED HAND: KING OF CONNAUGHT.
  • XLIII. "CAHAL-MORE OF THE WINE-RED HAND."
  • XLIV. SIR JOHN DE COURCY.
  • XLV. HOW SIR JOHN DE COURCY WAS CAPTURED AND THROWN INTO PRISON.
  • XLVI. SIR JOHN DE COURCY ACCEPTS A CHALLENGE.
  • XLVII. SIR JOHN DE COURCY AND THE FRENCH CHAMPION.
  • XLVIII. THE GREAT EARL OF KILDARE AND THE EARL OF ORMOND.
  • XLIX. ANCIENT IRISH MUSIC.
  • NOTES AND EXPLANATIONS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
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