Presentation on theme: "Irish Myths and Legends By Teresa Clohessy. The Salmon of Knowledge The Salmon of Knowledge is about a boy called Fionn who wants to join the Fianna."— Presentation transcript:
Irish Myths and Legends By Teresa Clohessy
The Salmon of Knowledge The Salmon of Knowledge is about a boy called Fionn who wants to join the Fianna. A poet called Finneagas catches a Salmon and tells Fionn to cook it Fionn touches the Salmon while cooking and burns his finger.
Children of Lir Once there was four children, their mother died, so their father married again. Their new mother was called Aoife. Aoife took them to the pond for a swim and turned them into swans.
Oisín in Tír na nÓg Oisín is the son of Fionn, a beautiful lady called Niamh comes along. Oisín go’s to Tír na nÓg and marries Niamh and lives there for 300 years. Oisín returns to Ireland and gets old and dies later.
Setanta Once there was a boy called Setanta who wanted to join the Red Branch Knights He was playing hurling with rough boys and distracted King Conner Playing Chess. The dog was killed by swallowing a ball and Setanta guarded the house.