The servants in a large Irish House are grateful to a Pooka who comes every night to do their work for them. At Christmas, they decide to reward him.
An Irish weaver becomes a knight, serves ‘The King of Dublin’ and takes on a dragon.
For Halloween, a spooky story from Ireland about some witches with horns growing from their heads.
An Irish tale for Halloween sometimes known as Jamie Freel and the Young Lady. This story is both spooky and sweet – but perhaps not for small children as there is a quite sad and heavy passage towards the end – before the happy ending.
A cunning old soldier has a “magical” stone that can make a pot of broth – although it could taste better with the help of Sibby Connelly’s Chicken – adapted from a play by WB Yeats