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Over Nine Waves

A Book of Irish Legends

Marie Heaney (Editor)


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Journalist Marie Heaney skillfully revives the glory of ancient Irish storytelling in this comprehensive volume from the great pre-Christian sequences to the more recent tales of the three patron saints Patrick, Brigid, and Colmcille.

Praise For Over Nine Waves: A Book of Irish Legends

“Essential background for every reader of Irish literature.” —Library Journal

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 9780571175185, 272pp.

Publication Date: July 13, 1995

About the Author

Marie Heaney was born in County Tyrone. She trained as a teacher in Belfast and began her career in schools in Northern Ireland. Married with three children, she now lives in Dublin where she works as a freelance writer, contributing to newspapers and to programmes on both RTE and BBC.