Aoife Ní Dhufaigh
Aoife Ní Dhufaigh is a writer living in Inis Oírr in the Aran Islands. She has published two novels Go Tóin Poill and Cathal, as well as Scéilíní, a collection of stories for young readers based on traditional tales. Éalú as an Lios and An tSióg Mhallaithe are the first two books in the Luisne Lios Lurgain collection.
There's going to be a big wedding in Lios Lurgain! Luisne's brother, Lugh, is to marry his sweetheart, Eimhear. Luisne and Deirdre and all the young fairies have been invited to the wedding and they're all excited about the big day. But not everyone has received an invitation. One very nasty fairy isn't very happy because he hasn't been invited, and when he arrives at the wedding he isn't there to celebrate!
Luisne is a young fairy who lives in the fairy fort of Lios Lurgain in the World of the Sí. As she learns about the World of the Sí and the World of People, she has many adventures with her friends. Luisne is very inquisitive about the World of People or 'The World on Top. There are secret ways to go from the World of the Sí to the World on Top but this secret information isn't shared with the young fairies! But, cleverly, Luisne finds one of the secret ways and she secretly goes to the World on Top with her friend Deirdre. Although they see wonderful things, their pklans don't quite work out ... and the're soon in deep trouble!
Luisne is a young fairy who lives in the fairy fort of Lios Lurgain in the World of the Sí. As she learns about the World of the Sí and the World of People, she has many adventures with her friends. Luisne and Deirdre have been invited by their Aunt Gormlaith to spend Christmas in the 'World Above' amongst the People. 'Please don't use your Fairy Tricks here,' Gormalith warned them. 'We musn't attract attention to ourselves. But when the neighbour's girls begin to bully the two fairies, they find it very hard not to teach them a good lesson!