David Riley


Dr. David Riley is a professor of entomology at the University of Georgia who, apart from his scientific pursuits, developed an interest in Irish music and Irish stories at a very early age.

His German wife, Angie Schmid-Riley, also has a deep interest in Celtic lore and fairy folk. She provided the black-and-white illustrations for each chapter heading.

David and Angie have been married for eighteen very active years. They continue to blend hard work in the physical world with creativity and imagination, the essential spices to our common human experience.


"Fair Head on the Northern Coast of Ireland" photographed by Mr. Art Ward, photographer.