Ireland is an island nation, inextricably linked with and dependent upon the sea which surrounds us. Let Jo Kerrigan's tales and Richard Mills' evocative photographs transport you to the coast to rediscover the stories and legends gathered over the centuries by its communities.
Category: History, Myths and Legends
Ireland is an island nation, inextricably linked with and dependent upon the sea which surrounds us. From earliest times, ships from distant lands have brought goods, ideas, invaders, influencers. Our legends, and particularly the imramma or magical Otherworld voyage tales, show how deep our involvement with the ocean goes.
Jo Kerrigan has discovered and retold tales from all around the Irish coast of storms, shipwrecks, pirate attacks and smuggling, as well as shipping stories, both of long distance trading and the little boats which took supplies from major harbours to smaller communities.
The sea has an enduring fascination: let Jo's tales and Richard Mills' evocative photographs transport you to the coast to rediscover the tales gathered over the centuries by its communities.
allow Jo Kerrigan’s tales in Stories from the Sea along with stunning photographs by Richard Mills transport you to the Irish coastline. Rediscover the stories and legends gathered over centuries in this wonderful book of legends, adventures, and tragedies of Ireland’s coast
featuring stunning photographs of the coastline, Jo Kerrigan takes readers through the intriguing history of legends, adventures and tragedies gathered and handed down over centuries by Ireland’s coastal communities
Richard Mills, born in Provence, moved to West Cork at the age of 16. Since then he has combined the career of press photographer with The Irish Examiner and Evening Echo, with that of keen wildlife photographer, garnering many national and international awards and seeing his images published across the world. He has also been the subject of a TV programme by the wildlife film maker, Eamon de Buitlear.
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