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Memory and Legend: Recollections of Penal Times in Irish Folklore

Bishop, HJ (2018) Memory and Legend: Recollections of Penal Times in Irish Folklore. Folklore, 129 (1). pp. 18-38. ISSN 0015-587X

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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 the persecuted nature of Catholicism.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Folklore on 15th Feb 2018 available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/0015587X.2017.1388006
Uncontrolled Keywords: Memory, Legend, Penal Laws, Mass Rocks, Ireland
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > HV8301 Penology. Prisons. Corrections
Divisions: Liverpool Business School
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2017 09:03
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2021 11:09
DOI or ID number: 10.1080/0015587X.2017.1388006
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7243
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