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Silkie

a bantam with white, curly feathers, a prominent crest of feathers, rose comb and a black skin and legs.
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Fel The Secret of Kells, cafodd ei hysbrydoli i raddau helaeth gan chwedlau Celtaidd a straeon hynafol eraill am selkies.
122 (1985), a cantata for trebles, four-part youth chorus, and brass band; and the musical theater piece A Selkie Tale, op.
It tells the story of two children to a widowed lighthouse keeper, one of whom is unknowingly a mythical sea creature called a Selkie, and the last of her kind.
Mysterious and beautiful, the story is a reinvention of the traditional Irish and Scottish Selkie legends in which a seal sheds its skin and comes ashore as a woman.
Drama, music and art students at the Sixth Form College have been working on Selkie outisde of their normal lesson time.
Mollegaard shows how filmic and novelized stories of selkies (seal-women) open up a postcolonial space to explore how traditional transbiological narratives can be repurposed to describe contact zones between national groups; in such modern adaptations, cultural differences replace the biological differences of traditional selkie tales.
When Isabel was little, her grandfather Ronald used to tell both her and her brother Andrew about their family as descendants of a selkie, a seal-woman called Finoola, who married their great-great-grandfather Angus.
Mearra - Selkie from the Sea is an original music album with a powerful underlying story.
Grown-ups break the world, children come along and fix it--we can only hope this is as true of our larger mistakes as it is of the Rollrock selkie disaster.
Rearo at Team Valley offers some fantastic solutions including its very own Selkie board.
However, she does meet Syracuse's disabled daughter, who starts to suspect that Ondine is a magical sea creature known as a selkie - which means she has the power to make other's wishes come true Opening your mind to the possibility that Ondine might be a selkie is one thing, but some viewers may struggle to suspend their disbelief enough to accept Colin Farrell as a simple fisherman.