Sayers, Peig

Peig Sayers was one of the most renowned storytellers in Irish tradition.

She was born in 1873 in Baile an Bhiocáire, Dún Chaoin, County Kerry. Her parents were Tomás Sayers and Mairéad Ní Bhrosnacháin. Peig married into the Great Blasket where her fame as storyteller began.