A Guide to Irish Mythology

This guide, structured alphabetically with a helpful cross-reference system, allows the reader to delve into the ornate world of Irish mythology and its four cycles of tales: - Mythological Cycle - Ulster Cycle - Fenian or Ossianic Cycle - Historical Cycle or Cycle of Kings The characters associated with each of these cycles are vividly brought to life - heroes such as Cúchulainn, Oisín, Cormac Mac Airt, Conchobar Mac Nessa, Finn and the Fianna.

'It is far, far away the best' --Irish Times

' …one of the basic reference resources for Irish mythology.' --Choice

Daragh Smyth s Guide is scholarly, exact , carefully structured, really a miniature encyclopaedia. --Books Ireland