A Hidden Ulster - Padraigin Ni Uallachain
\r\nA Hidden Ulster - Padraigin Ni Uallachain
\r\n A Hidden Ulster is a comprehensive account of traditions\r\nof Oriel,a region that takes in parts of Armagh,Monaghan\r\nand Louth.This book contains a wealth of information about\r\npeople who made and maintained those traditions-poets and\r\nharpers,storytellers and singers,and not the least the men\r\nand women(from various backgrounds)who wrote down and \r\nrecorded this material.
\r\n\r\nIn addition to including over fifty songs,with \r\ntranslations ,it publishes for the first time \r\ntranscriptions of local dance music made by collectors\r\nin different periods.
\r\n\r\n\r\n All this is set against a backdrop of markets,music \r\nfestivals,calander customs,keening and wakes,marriages\r\nand abductions,mermaids and the fairy world.