Discover the legend of St Brigid’s Cloak

A story adapted by a passionate Irish folklore enthusiast and primary school teacher, Gabrielle McDonald.  Narrated in English by legendary actress, Ms Maureen OHara and in Irish by Ms Eanna Ni Lamhna, from  RTE’s Nature Series, Mooney Goes Wild and the Six O’Clock Show.

Enjoy what truly is an Irish gem with a charming story and quaint, intricately designed illustrations lovingly illustrated by the talented Ms Anita Foley, a fellow primary teacher. This little book is steeped in Irish talent and would make a wonderful Irish gift.

Listen to Maureen tell the story of the delightful Irish character, St Brigid with her bewitching and enchanting charm and spirit, who devoted her life to the needy. Delight in this unique, remarkable piece of Irish ancestry.

now available for €14.95

(proceeds from the sale of this book go to Jack & Jill Foundation)

The author
Born in Dublin fado fado, Gabrielle Bean Ui Dhomhnaill studied at Colaiste Mhuire, Griffith Avenue and Trinity College to be a primary teacher. Since then, she has endeavoured to instill into her classes great pride in their rich Irish legendary heritage.
The narrator
Maureen O’Hara, much loved and cherished legendary Irish actress, stated through her archivist, Ms June Beck: “Maureen has great pride in her Irish heritage and was so pleased to be a part of this publication and share Irish folklore as part of her legacy and gift to future generations.”
The artist
Anita Ni Foghlu is a primary school teacher, artist and illustrator. Nature and attention to detail are her passions. Her parents nurtured her artistic creativity, love for outdoors and appreciation of literature and illustration. You can find Anita on
The narrator
Eanna Ni Lamhna is well known for her broadcasting work on the long running Money Goes Wild radio programme and on the Six O’clock TV3. She is the author of many wildlife books (Wild Things, Wild Dublin) and the current vice-president of the Tree Council of Ireland.

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