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One of the greatest epics ever written, now available in Modern Irish This is the story of Cú Chulainn, the Hound of Ulster, and of how he stood his ground, along with his charioteer Lao, against the great host of Ailill and Maeve. Here, we read of his youth, of how he got his name, of his single combat with Ferdia, and of the deadly quarrel between Ailill and Maeve which led to the taking of the Brown Bull of Cooley. Táin Bó Cuailnge was written in the 11th Century and was translated into Modern Irish by Darach Ó Scolaí.
Tuatha Dé Danann is a lively and highly-readable retelling of the Old-Irish epic Cath Maighe Tuiredh — or the Battle of Moytura — an account of the invasion and conquest of Ireland by the Tuatha Dé Danann by the popularly acclaimed prize-winning author of Conaire Mór. All the wonders of ancient literature are found in this book, from Lugh Lámhfhada's warrior feats to his vanquishing of the Fomorian invaders. This is a story that concerns with the 'Matter of Ireland', essential reading for all who cherish the past.
Is é scéal Éadaoine scéal mór grá na Sean-Ghaeilge, scéal nár mhair ach ina bhlúirí, blúirí i Leabhar na hUidhre, blúirí i Leabhar Buí Leacan. Tá an t-ábhar sin ar fad fite in aon scéal amháin ag Diarmuid Johnson — na bearnaí líonta, agus feoil curtha ar na cnámha —ionas gur sean-eipic nua atá againn atá inchurtha le scéal Héilin na Traí, nó le scéal Tristan agus Íosóid.