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Myth or Memory? Recollections of Penal Times in Irish Folklore

Bishop, HJ (2018) Myth or Memory? Recollections of Penal Times in Irish Folklore. Folklore, 129 (1). pp. 18-38. ISSN 1469-8315

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Stories of priests being hunted down and murdered at Mass Rocks by priest catchers and soldiers during the Penal era in Ireland persist to the present day. Using Ó Ciosáin’s (2004) tripartite taxonomy of memory this paper explores the reasons why these images continue to dominate and reflect persecuted nature of Catholicism.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Folklore on 15/02/2018, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/0015587X.2017.1388006
Uncontrolled Keywords: Catholic, Ireland, Memory, Myth, Penal Laws
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Divisions: Liverpool Business School (closed 31 Aug 19)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2017 09:45
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2021 11:45
DOI or Identification number: 10.1080/0015587X.2017.1388006
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6189

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