Our Author

Gabrielle Bean Uí Dhomhnaill

Gaye McDonald has been a primary school teacher for almost two decades. Having researched Irish Folklore stories for her classes, Gaye decided to adapt them to make them even more colourful, meaningful and memorable for her students.
Gaye hopes to instil in children a passion for Irish Folklore, which they will pass on to future generations.
Gaye has bilingually published the first two books/cds in the series; St Patrick’s Story for Children/Sceal Phadraig Naofa do Phaisti and St Brigid’s Cloak/Cloca Naomh Brid.
They are both available to buy on the BUY NOW button in the SHOP OUR BOOKS section.

Our Narrators

Maureen O'Hara

Maureen O'Hara (Marueen Fitzsimons Blair), much loved and cherished legendary Irish actress, stated, through her archivist, Ms. June Beck: "Maureen O'Hara has great pride in her Irish Heritage and was so pleased to be a part of this publication and share this Irish folklore as part of her legacy and gift to future generations. It was definitely a labor of love" June Parker Beck, Archivist, Editor Maureen O'Harra Online Magazine

Alan Titley

Alan Titley, Professor Emeritus of Modern Irish, University College Cork, is a scholar and novelist. Alan recently wrote and represented Scéal na Gaeilge for TG4.

Eanna Ni Lamhna

Eanna Ni Lamhna is well known for her broadcasting work on the long running Mooney Goes Wild radio programme and more lately on the Six O'Clock TV3 television programme. She is the author of many wildlife books including Wild Things at School and Wild Dublin. She is the current vice president of the Tree Council of Ireland.

Our Artists

Anita Ní Foghlú

The illustrations for St Brigid’s Cloak were painted by Ms Anita Foley, a fellow primary teacher who teaches with me in St Laurences National School, Baldoyle, Dublin.

Deborah O’Keeffe

The illustrations for St Patrick’s Story for Children were painted by the award winning Kerry artist, Ms. Deborah O’Keeffe.