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TITLE
Mad Sweeney
EXTERNAL ID
WHA_COMIC_39
DATE OF RECORDING
2006
CREATOR
West Highland Animation
SOURCE
West Highland Animation
ASSET ID
41527
KEYWORDS
Culture
Oral Tradition
children
Seers and Converts
magicians
Merlin
Geilt tradition
Ireland
Lailoken.

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Sweeney was an Irish Prince whose reason cracked in battle. He donned the feather cloak of the Irish mystic and went to live in trees away from humankind. He was renowned for the three great jumps with which he crossed the Irish Sea to Scotland where he settled in a tree on Ailsa Craig.

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Mad Sweeney

Culture; Oral Tradition; children; Seers and Converts; magicians; Merlin; Geilt tradition; Ireland; Lailoken.

West Highland Animation

WHA - Comics

Sweeney was an Irish Prince whose reason cracked in battle. He donned the feather cloak of the Irish mystic and went to live in trees away from humankind. He was renowned for the three great jumps with which he crossed the Irish Sea to Scotland where he settled in a tree on Ailsa Craig.