The Irish Folklore Centre

Providing a focus for the whole Irish folk tradition

The vision of Mac Conglinne

From the twelfth century, this is a rather quirky tale and I have included it because it seems different.  It includes inter-tribal ambition, magic, a poor scholar, a despotic abbot, a vision and a demon driven out by a religious man. Fearghal mac Maolduin, high-king of the Uí Neill and Cathal mac Fionghuine, king of […]