Competition to win one of three copies of the new edition The Tain

A new edition of the famous legend, The Tain, which is accessible for readers of all ages, has just been published by O’Brien Press

A new edition of the famous legend, The Tain, which is accessible for readers of all ages, has just been published by O’Brien Press

To celebrate, the Dundalk Democrat is giving away three copies to three lucky readers.

“I will own the Brown Bull of Cooley,” said Queen Maeve in a harsh voice. “Even if I have to take it from Ulster by force.”

“But that means a Táin, a great cattle-raid...’ Mac Roth protested.

“Yes, and I shall lead it!” Maeve snapped. “Tell my warriors to prepare at once for war!”

And so the Táin began,

The Táin by Liam MacUistin presents the most famous Irish legend of all in an exciting and easily understood version and is illustrated throughout by Donald Teskey. It is accessible and gripping for readers of all ages and brings an integral part of Ireland’s culture to life for a new generation.

It has just been published in a brand new edition with fantastic new cover by well-known artist Albert Ashok.

Liam Mac Uistin is a well-known author, playwright and Celtic scholar.

His other books of ancient Celtic legends include The Hunt for Diarmaid and Gráinne and Celtic Magic Tales.

To win one of three copies, simply answer the following question:

What is the name of the author of the new book ‘The Táin’?

Text COMP39 with your name and answer to 57199.

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