Liam Mac Uistin

Liam Mac Uistin

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.

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Celtic Tales of Enchantment

Written by Liam Mac Uistin, Illustrated by Russell Barnett and Shane Johnson

Four exciting stories of magic, heroism and love featuring some of the best-known names from Irish myth and legend.

Celtic Magic Tales

Written by Liam Mac Uistin, Illustrated by Maria A Negrin

Four magical legends from Ireland's Celtic past vividly told - heroic quests, great deeds, fantasy and fun.

The Táin

Ireland's Epic Adventure

Written by Liam Mac Uistin, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

The most famous Irish legend of all in an exciting and easily understood version. Read about the feats of the famous warrior Cuchulainn who singlehandedly defends Ulster against the army of Queen Maeve. War, peace, love, greed, fate are the stuff of an epic, and in The Táin they are present in full.