Presentation on theme: "Irish love stories. Even nowadays the Irish tell stories from druid times and first celtic poets. Stories are about prechristian Irish heroes and heroines."— Presentation transcript:
Irish love stories. Even nowadays the Irish tell stories from druid times and first celtic poets. Stories are about prechristian Irish heroes and heroines. A lot of legends refer to Cuchulainna, who defended Ulster himself. Other stories origin from times of Cormac Mac Art King. Famous writers like:Willam Butter and James Joyce wrote about legendary heroes too. Parents tell children legends a obout heroes like: Mac Cool and Saint Finnabar, who probably killed the last dragon in Ireland.
Family for the Irish is very important. In Irish house live parents with children. Sisters and brothers, who didn’t marry live together. Parents tell children legends about national heroes.
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