Peig English Edition Paperback

By Bryan MacMahon

Peig is an irish novel first published in 1936. It is suitable for Leaving Certificate Irish.


  • Peig is a special book in that it was written by a woman and gives the reader a rare insight into the hard life that a woman endures in the final years of the 19th Century and the early years of the 20th Century.
  • The book is written in simple, rich and natural Irish in which there is a mixture of common speech and folklore
  • Peig was herself an excellent storyteller and there is an abundance of stories, oral tradition, superstitions and prayers.
  • This book is both a social and personal chronicle of ordinary life on the Great Blasket island told in pure Irish and seen through the eyes of a brave, intuitive woman.
Price:€16.50 
Subject:Irish 
Class: 5th Year, 6th Year 
Format: Textbook
Price: €16.50
Further Information
Class:5th Year, 6th Year 
Exam:Leaving Cert
ISBN:9780861674404
Publisher:Edco

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