March 23 to April 11
Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish
Please consider joining us for Irish Short Story Week Year Two, March 12 to April 11. All you need do is post on one short story by an Irish author and send me a comment or an e mail and I will include it in the master post at the end of the challenge.
|"Welcome to Irish Short Story Week,
now expanded to a month, I am so happy"-
"The Enchantment of Gearoidth Larla" is about an ancient lord that stood up to the English.
"Whenever the English Government was striving to put some wrong on the country, he was always the man that stood up for it. Along with being a great leader in a fight, and very skillful at all weapons, he was deep in the black art, and could change himself into whatever shape he pleased'The lord's wife knew he was a changeling but he had never changed into an animal in front of her. He, to please her, changed into a beautiful goldfinch. Then a wild eagle flies through and open window. She never lays her eyes on her husband after that day. He still somehow lives on. He and all warriors are sleeping in a cavern. They will sleep until a miller's son born with six fingers on each had blows a trumpet for them to mount on their battle steeds and attack the English. Every seven years he does awake for one night and can sometimes be seen riding at night.
|"A whole month, Carmella I know you
cannot resist me that long"-Rory