Stories of the Sea: A Typological Study of Maritime Memorates in Modern Irish and Scottish Gaelic Folklore Traditions

Maxim Fomin, Séamus Mac Mathúna, John Shaw, Críostóir Mac Cárthaigh

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Abstract

The resource presents the Internet publication of the results of the AHRC-funded research project divided between printed sources, audio files and files compiled on the basis of MSS collections at UCD and Edinburgh where the data was selected
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity College Dublin
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2013

Keywords

  • maritime folklore
  • superstitions and beliefs associated with the sea and coastal locations
  • belief legends
  • memorates
  • fabulates
  • fishing customs and traditions
  • fishing folklore
  • shipwrecks
  • mermaids
  • near escapes
  • drownings
  • fairy boats
  • ghost ships
  • magical islands
  • supernatural occurrences at sea

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    Fomin, M. (Author), Mac Mathúna, S. (Author), Shaw, J. (Author), & Mac Cárthaigh, C. (Author). (2013). Stories of the Sea: A Typological Study of Maritime Memorates in Modern Irish and Scottish Gaelic Folklore Traditions. Web publication/site, University College Dublin. http://www.arts.ulster.ac.uk/storiesofthesea/index.html