Ón tSeanam Anall: Scéalta Mhicí Bháin Uí Bheirn
Ón tSeanam Anall: Scéalta Mhicí Bháin Uí Bheirn
Edited by Mícheál Mac Giolla Easbuic
ISBN: 978-1-905560-23-3
Year published: 2008
Cover: Paperback

Micí Bán Ó Beirn (1899–1980) was a fiddler, poet and seanchaí from the Cill Charthaigh area of Donegal and these folklore stories were taken down from him by Bríd Ní Bheirn, a local school mistress, in 1930.

Micí was a man of extraordinary intellect that allowed him to absorb and retain huge amounts of information. He was also a talented musician, and both he and his brother, Proinsias, were renowned throughout the country for their fiddling.

There are twenty-five stories in total in the book, as well as some triads, the proverbs ‘Na Seacht nÓg’ and a poem by Micí Bán entitled ‘Turas ar Chill Charthaigh’.

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