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Thread #31375   Message #408432
Posted By: The Celtic Bard
28-Feb-01 - 08:38 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Great Silkie
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Words for 'The Great Silke'
As I mentioned above, I found an Irish folksong about the Selkies recounting the famous story about the fisherman and the Selkie that he forces to marry him after he steals her skin. Well, I found it again but it's actually about a mermaid who has a crown that basically preforms the same function as the Selkie's skin. It's called "An Mhaighdean Mhara" and is on Altan's "The Best of Altan" CD.

Rebecca <><