In the Ould Ago: Illustrated Irish Folklore

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9780956697608: In the Ould Ago: Illustrated Irish Folklore
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In The Ould Ago is a limited edition Illustrated Irish Folklore book by Johnny McKeagney.  The title came from a phrase heard occasionally from older folk that means 'a long time ago'.This book is a top quality A3 (376x297mm) publication printed by Nicholson & Bass, Newtownabbey.  The 200 pages of  hand drawn illustrations are sewn into a casebound hardback cover.  This publication is a unique record of Irish folklore, history, culture, tradition, townland, legend, craft, and myth.

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McKeagney is truly a living, walking-talking history book, unassuming and charming - an archivist and artist down to his toenails! David Shaw-Smith, Litt.D. (h.c.) Aos.

Fantastic book, a real gem. What a work of love and dedication.  Thank you Johnny and really enjoyed the launch in Tempo. May the book and your work travel far and wide x  Selene Fee Selene Fee

If a picture paints a thousand words this is one huge book, with so much to be discovered at each turn of the page. Beautifully crafted and a lesson in our heritage. Well done, Johnny! Clo

Johnny is the Sherlock Holmes of local history.  His clear drawings make it easy to grasp how the people lived.  You'll learn a few intriguing gems from the master! John

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