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A Story From: Ireland
Read Time: ["20+mins"]
For Ages: 8 to 10yrs.

After Guleesh and his band kidnap a princess, he tries to make amends.
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The story is adapted from Guleesh from Celtic Fairy Tales by Jacob Josephs, 1892.
Adapted by Elaine Lindy. © 1998. All rights reserved.


The story of "Guleesh" is found with a number of variations in Irish folklore. In one version, "Gilly" from Tales for the Telling: Irish Folk & Fairy Stories (Athenaeum, New York, 1986), our hero has the name Gilly Blackfoot, and he rides off with a group of fairies.