Famous Irish Romances | DVD

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In under one hour, five beautiful love stories are re-created with the superb scenery and charming illustrations. This video spans time, from one of Ireland’s best loved legends –“The Pursuit of Diarmuid and Grainne” to the more recent tragedy of the love affair of Charles Stewart Parnell and Katherine O Shea.
 
Along the way, we look at the brief love affair that brought about the coming of the Normans in 1169 that of Dervilla and Dermot Mc Murragh.
 
From the horrors of the French Revolution a young girl escaped to Ireland as the Bride of Lord Edward Fitzgerald. Their love story is filled with pain as the young hero dies in the cause of Irish Freedom.
 
The great Irish Poet, Thomas Moore immortalized the love of Sarah Curran for her hero Robert Emmet in the song “she is far from the land” – their story is also captured here.
 
This enchanting collection of some of the most famous Irish Romances in history is delightfully narrated by Jonathan Ryan, whose work in theatre and on television has brought him wide acclaim.
Cat: BMDVD618

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