Discover the captivating world of Irish and Laois folklore with Nuala Hayes, a renowned expert on the subject. With her wealth of knowledge and engaging storytelling style, Nuala brings the rich traditions and legends of Ireland to life. Explore the mystical world of leprechauns, fairies, and banshees, and learn about the heroic tales of Ireland’s legendary heroes. Delve into the history, landscape, and culture of Ireland through the lens of its folklore, and discover the enduring power and relevance of these ancient stories.
Nuala’s talk on Irish Folklore takes place at Timahoe Heritage Centre on Sunday June 4th at 3pm.
Irish folklore is a rich and diverse collection of stories, myths, and legends that has been passed down through generations. It reflects the deep cultural heritage of Ireland and its people, and is a testament to their imagination, creativity, and storytelling abilities. The folklore is deeply rooted in Irish history, landscape, and traditions, and covers a wide range of topics, including the supernatural, the heroic, the humorous, and the tragic. Some of the most famous examples of Irish folklore include stories of the leprechauns, the banshees, the fairies, and the giants. Today, Irish folklore remains an important part of Irish culture, and is celebrated in festivals, literature, music, and art.
Laois Folk Tales
“Laois Folk Tales” by Nuala Hayes is a captivating collection of stories that brings to life the rich and vibrant folklore of the Irish county of Laois. Drawing on her extensive knowledge of Irish folklore, Nuala weaves together a tapestry of tales that reflect the landscape, history, and culture of this beautiful region. From stories of heroic deeds and supernatural encounters to tales of love, loss, and redemption, “Laois Folk Tales” is a celebration of the enduring power of storytelling. With her engaging and accessible style, Nuala invites readers to explore the mystical world of Irish folklore and discover the timeless wisdom and beauty of these ancient tales.