|20030818||A pack of hounds chases a hare across the sea...|
the hare boards a boat and is transformed into a beautiful woman, the hounds become three priests.
Recorded on location in Kerry, Patricia Lysaght, Professor of Irish Folklore from University College Dublin, introduces a lost myth from the extreme south west of IRELAND which she recently discovered from the arcHIVes of the Irish Folklore Commission.
It's a dramatic and challenging story of sailors who encounter the restless dead cursed to chase across the sea in a hunt which never finds land.
Professor Lysaght explores the story in relation to the intriguing blend of local legend and Irish Catholicism.
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