Vol. 4: Mac Gill-Fhinnein, Gordon

Type: Article

Mac Gill-Fhinnein, Gordon ‘Eachtra an Amadáin Mhóir” (“The Story of the Great Fool”)’, Eighteenth-century Ireland/Iris an dá chultúr, Vol. 4 (1989), pp 75-81.

This article, which is in Irish, gives an account of one of the most famous stories in the Irish tradition, “The Story of the Great Fool”. This history of translations and commentaries of the story is given and the value of this farcical tale with an unexpected ending assessed.