Oisín in Tír na nÓg

Oisín in Tír na nÓg
retold and illustrated by
2nd & 3rd Classes
Primrose Hill N.S.
Niamh came to Ireland from Tír na nÓg.
In Tír na nÓg nobody ever grew old.
When Niamh arrived she met Oisín.
Oisín was the son of Fionn, the leader of the Fianna.
They fell in love.
Niamh asked Oisín to come to Tír na nÓg with her.
They arrived in Tír na nÓg and Niamh and Oisín got
married. They were very happy in Tír na nÓg.
After 3 years, Oisín missed his family and friends.
He asked Niamh if he could go back to Ireland to see
Niamh said he could go back but he was not to put his
feet on Irish soil.
She gave him her white horse.
Oisín set off on the horse.
When he arrived in Ireland, Oisín could not find
Fionn and the Fianna.
He asked somebody if they knew where they were.
He found out that they died 300 years ago.
Oisín was very sad.
He decided to return to Tír na nÓg.
He met some men trying to lift a heavy stone.
They asked for Oisín’s help.
Oisín leaned over to help.
The strap of the saddle broke.
Oisín fell to the ground.
As soon as he touched the ground
he became a very, very old man and died shortly after.
The white horse galloped off, back to Tír na nÓg.

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