Isabella Gregory 1852—1932

Isabella Gregory

Lady Gregory was an Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. With William Butler Yeats and Edward Martyn, she co-founded the Irish Literary Theatre and the Abbey Theatre, and wrote numerous short works for both companies, along with numerous books of retelling’s of stories taken from Irish mythology. Her Cuchulain of Muirthemne is still considered a good retelling of the Ulster Cycle tales such as Deidre, Cuchulainn, and the Táin Bó Cúailnge stories. (source: Wikipedia)

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Cuchulain of Muirthemne (1902)

This is Lady Gregory’s collation of the Cuchulain cycle. Cuchulain was a mighty warrior, the ‘Hound of Ulster’, the hero of the ‘Red Branch’, a band of more »