Legends of the adventures of that famous band of warriors the Fianna have captured the imaginations of listeners and readers throught the centuries. Four exciting stories of magic, heroism and love featuring some of the best-known names from Irish myth and legend. Includes the story of Oisín and Tír na nÓg, the humorous Quest for the Giolla Deacair and how Fionn MacCumhaill was trapped in The Enchanted Palace. These tales are told with vivacity and wit bringing Ireland's magical mythology to life. Liam MacUistín's Celtic tales will enchant all readers.
Liam Mac Uistin was a well-known author and playwright. His versions of ancient Irish stories and legends have been published in the Irish language by An Gúm. His plays for stage, television and radio have been produced in many European countries and in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. His television play The Glory and the Dream won the Radio Telefís Éireann award.
His stage plays have been produced at the Abbey and Peacock theatres in Dublin. His stories and plays have received many literary awards.
Liam Mac Uistin is the author of The Táin, (O'Brien Press) a hugely popular book for the young reader on this great Celtic epic.
He died in 2018.