Thompson in Tir-na-n-og
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Published by Talbot Press in Dublin, Cork .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesThompson in Tirnanog.
Statementby Gerald Macnamara.
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18823888M

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  In Tir na n'Og, J.J. rushes to save time and, in the process, may even help solve an old mystery and clear his grandfather's name of murder. THE NEW POLICEMAN is a wonderful story filled with fairies, folklore and fiddles. Author Kate Thompson plays the fiddle herself, and her obvious love of music weaves into her tale, creating its by: 4. Starting at the ending and ending at the beginning, Thompson's latest Liddy-family romp in Tír na n’Óg (The Last of the High Kings, , etc.) lives up to the highest expectations and brings back familiar friends from both worlds, from Aengus, the Dagda and the puka to Jenny, J.J. and Mikey. Descriptive line Watercolour design by William Conor for 'Thompson in Tir-na-n'-Og', by Gerald Macnamara, produced by the Ulster Players, Belfast, ca. Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no). It is the latter part of the 21st century, and dramatic climate change has made life in Ireland almost impossible. The last of the survivors in Clare are being rounded up by the local warlord and put to work in his labor camps. Meanwhile, Tir na n'Og is faced with a refugee problem, and the king of the fairies is not happy about it. Jenny and her new friend, the boy soldier, Pup, go over to.

  The fairy magic that JJ finds when he arrives in Tir na n'Og gives Thompson the opportunity for some philosophical discussion about time and the different effects of its passing on adults and. Description, themes, and symbolism. Tír na nÓg is depicted as an island paradise and supernatural realm of everlasting youth, beauty, health, abundance and joy. Its inhabitants are described as the Tuatha Dé Danann or the warriors of the Tuatha Dé, the gods of pre-Christian Ireland, who engage in poetry, music, entertainment, and the feast of Goibniu, which grants Missing: Thompson. Oisín and Tír na nÓg. Long ago, people in Ireland believed that there was a beautiful land in the western sea called Tír na nÓg - The land of the young. It was a place where the trees were always green, the flowers were always in bloom and men and women never grew old. This is the story of how Oisín, the son of Fionn MacCumhail leader of Missing: Thompson. It is the latter part of the 21st century, and dramatic climate change has made life in Ireland almost impossible. Meanwhile, Tir na n'Og is faced with a refugee problem, and the king of the fairies is not happy about it and when it is revealed that the warlord who is behind the problem is a member of the Liddy family, JJ is sent to sort him out /5(8).

  "The New Policeman" by Kate Thompson is a fantasy novel that takes place in present-day Ireland about a boy named JJ Liddy, a musician whose family, although well-renowned in their community for their musical prowess, had some controversy in the past when a priest by the name of Father Doherty disappears after taking his great-grandfather's flute/5.   He makes the transition to Tir na n'Og, the land of eternal youth, where the fairy people are also having a problem with time and it falls to his lot to locate the leak between the two parallel worlds. JJ finds where time goes! Music proves to be the touchstone for communication between the fairy and the human domains and the book is saturated /5(35).   Poslední velký král book. Read 98 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. JJ has grown-up and has a family of his own: he's married to Ai /5(98).   The Last of the High Kings () is Kate Thompson's sequel to her wonderful debut novel The New Policeman (). Some time has passed since J.J. was last seen visiting Tir na n'Og to discover where all the time was going. In fact, quite a bit of time has passed. J.J. is now grown with a wife and children of his own/5(3).