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Wolves in Ireland

K. R. Hickey

Wolves in Ireland

a natural and cultural history

by K. R. Hickey

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Published by Open Air, Four Courts Press in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wolves,
  • Wolf,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKieran Hickey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.C22 H53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25292461M
    ISBN 101846823064
    ISBN 109781846823060
    LC Control Number2012392462
    OCLC/WorldCa707230219


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Wolves in Ireland book An iconic symbol of the untamed and the wild, the wolf, as Ireland's last great predator, has always provoked fear, excitement, and wonder. This book examines a vast array of sources relating to wolves in Ireland/5(19). The book considers archaeological remains, name evidence (place and person, both in Irish and in English), and folklore.

It also looks at the historical records of wolves in Ireland, including wolf attacks on livestock (and more rarely people) and describes how the extermination of wolves took place, with the last wolf being killed, most likely, in /5(9). The book considers archaeological remains, name evidence (place and person, both in Irish and in English), and folklore.

It also looks at the historical records of wolves in Ireland, including wolf attacks on livestock (and more rarely people) and describes how the extermination of wolves took place, with the last wolf being killed, most likely, in Cited by: 1.

“Wolves in Ireland” by Kieran Hickey is published by Four Courts Press You can buy it online using the links below, or find it in all good bookshops. Wolves in Ireland. This book examines a vast array of sources relating to wolves in Ireland. The book considers archaeological remains, name evidence (place and person, both in Irish and in English), and folklore.

It also looks at the historical records of wolves in Ireland, including wolf attacks on livestock (and more rarely people) and describes how the. The book also looks at the historical records of wolves in Ireland including wolf attacks on livestock (and more rarely people), and describes how the extermination of wolves took place, with the last wolf being killed, most likely, in The Dublin Murder Squad book series that the TV show is it is possible that a few individuals survived beyond this date but it is widely believed that Wolves in Ireland book have been long gone from Ireland.

The setting is in a You would think that there is probably no wolf in Ireland now or ever,if you thought about that then your book is about a boy that lives in a little town in Ireland,he got bully by another boy from the you can experience how this boy (Devin) raised the last wolf of genre of the book is historical book is very happy,sad,angry, and scary all at /5.

Anyone drawn to wolves, particularly the wolf in Ireland, will want to read it; the difficulty is that if you are already keen you will be familiar with the material and this will cause you to pick holes in the style and.

The downfall of wolves in Ireland ultimately is tied to colonisation, human population increase and habitat fragmentation. Pre-Colonisation, native Irish hunted wolves and built structures to.

Other accounts of Irish werewolves appear in the 11th century poem De Mirabilibus Hibernie (On the Marvels of Ireland) by Bishop Patrick of Dublin, the Middle Irish De Ingantaib Érenn (On the Wonders of Ireland) and the 13th century poem De hominibus qui se vertunt in.

In one of Ireland’s most famous mythological texts, The Tain Bo Cuailnge, The Morrigan, Ireland’s dark Goddess, turns into a wolf in order to stampede cattle. Wolves in Ireland A natural and cultural history. Kieran Hickey. Paperback € Catalogue Price: € ISBN: May pp; colour ills. ‘ a fascinating book which traces the history and lore of the species from ancient times into the modern era and the death of the last known survivor,’ Frank McNally.

Wolves had increased so rapidly, that the officers who left Ireland for Spain, inwere forbidden to take their dogs with them, and were thus deprived of the pleasure and the pride (for Irish dogs were famous) of this consolation in their exile.

Having just come home from your beautiful country, Ireland, I was looking up whether wolves still lived in Ireland and found this site. In the U.S. I provide a small sanctuary for wolves or wolf dogs who have been “adopted” by humans as exotic pets and found that they were too much to handle.

An iconic symbol of the untamed and the wild, the wolf, as Ireland's last great predator, has always provoked fear, excitement, and wonder. This book examines a vast array of sources relating to wolves in Ireland. The book considers archaeological remains, name evidence (place and person, both in Irish and in English), and folklore.

The earliest known record of Wolves in Ireland can be found in the Annals of Tigernach from which reports on the death of a blind man called Giolla Muire who was mauled by Author: Pauline Murphy.

The Reintroduction of Wolves to Ireland – can they be revived from legend or are they fated to mythology Aug Seán Byrne Zoology 2 A realistic view on the idea of reintroducing Grey Wolves to Ireland and if it could be a success, along with the ecological implications that would come with the apex predators.

Wolves and “wood kernes” (rebels living in forests) were often lumped together in English discourse on Ireland during the early seventeenth century, and Kieran Hickey provides much evidence that the authorities held an exterminationist approach to both creatures.

In Ireland it is told of Laignech Faelad that he was the man “that used to shift into wolf-shapes. He and his offspring after him used to go whenever they pleased, into the shapes of the wolves, and, after the custom of wolves, kill the herds.

Wherefore he was called Laignech Fdelad, for he was the first of them to go into a wolf- shape.”. Wolves in Ireland by Kieran Hickey,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(19).

As to your question, no, the book didn't solve the mystery of the missing kids from the 80s. That's part of what makes it such a great book. I know it's fiction but wolves in Ireland in the 21st century. I thought a little bit bazaar to have a wolf in it at the end alright. I'll be disappointed if that's it.

Wolves in Ireland: A natural and cultural history By Kieran Hickey (Open Air / Four Courts Press, € / £) Christopher Moriarty Wolves are beautiful creatures, with many of the most attractive characteristics of the domestic dogs of all shapes and sizes which are descended from them.

That is the current view of the majority. Werewolves of Ossory The motif of the werewolf is strong in Irish folklore. There are a number of old tales about strange tribes of wolf-men living in remote areas of County Tipperary, whose assistance was often sought by the ancient kings of Ireland when they made war upon each other.

The extensive woodlands and scrub which covered much of Ireland, suited wolves and they thrived until the destruction of the great forests which began in Neolithic times. Transformation into wolves is a favourite subject of Irish legend, and many a wild tale is told by the peasants round the turf fire in the winter nights of strange adventures with wolves.

Stories that had come down to them from their forefathers in the old times long ago; for there are no wolves existing now in Ireland. Welcome to - the online bookstore of Kennys Bookshop, Galway, Ireland. Fáilte go We ship books to over countries every year, with free delivery within Ireland on all orders!.

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This was why Ireland was referred by some outsiders as ‘Wolf Land’. Wild wolves roamed the land, and the native humans, at least to English sensibilities, were not that much tamer. ‘Wolves in Ireland, A Natural and Cultural History’ by NUI Galway geographer Dr Kieran Hickey is an interesting, and well researched book, on many levels.

Headline How the Irish wolf went to the dogs. OF all the large animals that have become extinct in Ireland the most fascinating is the wolf. Presumably not all the wolves killed ended up as. Kieran Hickey's book 'Wolves in Ireland' makes a great accompaniment to @RTERadio1 podcast on the history of wolves in Ireland, 'Wolf-Spirit of the Wild' Jump to Sections of this page.

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We follow the tale of two immigrant Irish brothers, Michael and Tom, who, after fighting on the Union side through the American Civil War, re. Legendary Irish Wolf Warriors All throughout history you can find stories in nearly every country of men that transform into beasts, and ancient Ireland is no different.

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