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Irish currach folk

Richard Mac Cullagh

Irish currach folk

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Published by Wolfhound Press in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Boats and boating -- Ireland -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 188) and index.

      Other titlesCurrach folk.
      StatementRichard Mac Cullagh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM351 .M32 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1453843M
      ISBN 100863273416
      LC Control Number93107422
      OCLC/WorldCa27962013

      Except perhaps this: she has made a lasting contribution to the sum of our knowledge about our country and the skills of its people. The force of his tidal wave of passion is enough to up-end you Sailing from New Irish currach folk book, she set out to determine the condition of the Irish poor and discover why so many were emigrating to her home country. And they were spread in honour of guests, as many formulaic expressions testify. The larger was constructed as follows: two rows of osiers were thrust in the ground opposite each other, the upper ends being bent in to each other ad medium invicem reflexa and tied with cords, whereupon the frame so made was turned upside down. When he granted her as much land as her cloak would cover, she then placed her cloak on the ground to cover the entire Curragh plain.

      Scottish currachs[ edit ] The traditional Scottish currach is nearly extinct, but there are occasional recreations. The author Irish currach folk book to Ireland in —49 to help with famine relief and recorded those experiences in the rather harrowing Annals of the Famine in Ireland Kindle version here. Pleasure boating parties were usual in those days as well as now: and young folk were just as inclined to indulge in boisterous merriment; of which it would seem the Brehon Law was in a way conscious; for it prescribes compensation in case the boat was injured during a pleasure excursion. To submit and article for possible inclusion please email your piece to info azirish.

      This was constructed first, followed by the upper frame, and the thwarts were then nailed into place. Marshal was wounded in the battle, and died at his castle at Kilkenny on 16 April. The force of his tidal wave of passion is enough to up-end you These voyages they made in curraghs: and Gildas pictures hordes of them as landing from such vessels. In Achill Island the currach is built with double gunwales.


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The play explores the folk beliefs of a small community on the eve of the August festival of Lugh, the Celtic god of the sun and harvests. By far the greatest part of the water-communication round the coasts and across the narrow seas, as well as in the lakes and rivers, of Great Britain and Ireland, was carried on in those early days by curraghs, which indeed were used also in other parts of Europe.

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The sketches by Phillips imply that such a vessel was common in his day. There are fewer of these eminently useful classics than one might suppose, and several crucial subjects have not been covered in the depth which they deserve, if a published Irish currach folk book of Irish culture is a desideratum.

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They also organise currach-racing. The other works are modern works by three great Irish writers. When he granted her as much land as her cloak would cover, she then placed her cloak on the ground to cover the entire Curragh plain. Humblest plant of all Perhaps the humblest plant of all is the rush, which grows on bad, wet land, and the book opens with a chapter devoted specifically to rushes.

He is accompanied by two friends and former fellow-students, Comgal and Cainnechand followed by a little escort of faithful attendants. The boats used by the ancient Irish may be roughly classified as of three kinds:—canoes hollowed out from the trunks of trees; curraghs or wicker-boats; and ordinary vessels—ships or boats —propelled by sails, or oars, or both combined, as occasion required.

We look forward to spirited discussions and directions for future reading adventures. Scottish currachs[ edit ] The traditional Scottish currach is nearly extinct, but there are occasional recreations. This epic gives us the most complete picture of Cuchulainn, the great Irish hero.

In I discovered it in the Joyce collection. And the more mundane things like headbands on which to rest baskets. The forestay is shown as passing over a small fork above the yardarmwhich supports a square sail : a branch is tied to the mast-top. The Curragh Boys' School has pupils.

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