Mythical Irish Places

Mark Joyce
ISBN 9781782189336

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Following the success of Mythical Irish Beasts (2018) and Mythical Irish Wonders (2020), Mark Joyce returns with Mythical Irish Places, an encyclopaedia of Ireland’s most magical and wondrous locations.

From Newgrange to the Hill of Tara, Ireland is a mysterious land steeped in folklore. Learn how the Cliffs of Moher got their name and why Uisneach is called the bellybutton of Ireland. Discover how ancient Ireland was divided and which castle is reputably the most haunted. Explore the myths surrounding the picturesque Giant’s Causeway in Antrim and venture to the spot that Cú Chulainn was born.

Join us on a magical journey around the country visiting some of the most mythical places in Ireland. Brimming with beautiful illustrations, this is a book that children and adults will enjoy for years to come.


About the author

Mark Joyce is a native of Connemara and has a varied background in the arts. He studied in Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design and worked in the film industry in Ireland for a number of years.

Mark has worked with leading Irish craft companies as a designer, producing posters for numerous festivals as well.

His photographic book A Portrait of Connemara was published by Currach books in 2015, and Mythical Irish Beasts and Mythical Irish Wonders were published in 2018 and 2020.

He owns Joyce’s Craft Shop in Recess, Co. Galway.



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