Claddagh: The Tale of the Ring brings the Claddagh Ring story to life for children.

Claddagh

The Tale of the Ring

Claddagh ring story graphic

The Claddagh Ring Book

Written by Patricia McAdoo, with wonderful illustrations by James Newell, Claddagh: The Tale of the Ring brings the Claddagh Ring story to life for a new generation of children.

Features from the 17th century illustrated in the book (see below), can still be seen in Galway today.

Thimble Castle, Galway
Galway City Walls
Spanish Arch, Galway

Passing the Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas.

In Claddagh, across the river from the City Walls.

A sad farewell at the Spanish Arch.

Book Launch

The book was formally launched by the Mayor of Galway City in November 2005. The launch took place in the Spanish Arch Hotel close to the location of important events described in the book.

Launch of Claddagh Ring book

Pictured at the launch of Claddagh: The Tale of the Ring are, from left, Michael Lynskey (King of Claddagh); Patricia McAdoo (author); and Brian Walsh (Mayor of Galway City).

Buy the book in your own currency at the Galway Online Store.