Historic Tales of Mayo, Paperback / softback Book

Historic Tales of Mayo Paperback / softback



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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages, 25 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
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  • Category: Local history
  • ISBN: 9780750986922



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