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Sep 12, 2008

The story of the immortal Tuan and his meeting with Saint Finnian

Today we hear the tale of Tuan and Saint Finnian, one of the best shape-changing myths in the Celtic mythos. Set in historical times, we look back through history with the meeting of Tuan the Immortal. This episode is slightly longer than normal at 47 minutes - sorry, we just didn't want to break this story.

Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/irish16


Running Order:

  • Intro 0:40
  • News & Views 1:12
  • Story 4:02
  • Listener Feedback -Myspace 42:30
  • Promo - Anne is a Man! 43:00
  • Promo - Njal's Saga 44:02
  • Irish Gaelic Phrase of the Day 45:40

We hope you enjoy it!

Gary & Ruthie x x x

Released: 12th September 2008, 48m

We love hearing your feedback, please email garyandruth@celticmythpodshow.com, or call us on Speakpipe

 


News & Views

We discuss our new Fairy Art gallery and wonder whether Fairy Art has a greater significance in today's society

 

Tuan the Immortal

Names Used in this Story

Listed in order of appearance

For more information about the Characters below, see our Biographies section.

  • Lough Foyle
  • Magh Bhille
  • Finnian
  • Collum Cille
  • Tuan
  • Cairill
  • Muredach Red-neck
  • Ulaid
  • Leinster
  • Starn
  • Sera
  • Partholon
  • Erin
  • Noah
  • Nemed
  • Agnoman
  • Semion
  • Stariath
  • Domnann
  • Fir Bolg
  • Gaeleoin
  • Beothach
  • Iarbonel
  • Tuatha De Danann
  • Padraig
  • Alban

 

St Columba (Collum Cille)


Saint Columba (Collum Cille) at Bridei's fort

Saint Finnian

San Finnian di Molville

San Finnian di Molville

 

Listener Feedback

We send welcomes and thank yous to all the friends we have made on Myspace.

 

Promo - Anne is a Man!

Anne is a Man!

Anne Frid de Vries

A blogsite that reviews some seriously good podcasts.

 

Promo - Njal's Saga

Njal's Saga

Njal's Saga

A podcast of the Viking Classic, Njal's Saga, read by David and Sandra of the Spoken Lore Podcast.

 

Irish Gaelic Phrase of the Day

Céad Míle Fáilte which actually means a hundred thousand welcomes not a thousand welcomes as we thought and said in the Show :) You might also see it as Céad míle fáilte romhat! which means 'A hundred thousand welcomes to you!'

 

Sources used in this Episode

Irish Fairy Tales
The Story Or Ireland
The Story of Tuan mac Carill
The History of Ireland, Geoffey Keating
Clan Donald Heritage
Mysterious World: Ireland
The Epics of Celtic Ireland , Jean Markale
The Story of Tuan mac Caroll
The Celtic Encyclopedia, Harry Mountain

And, of course, the Awen - inspiration and imagination!

 

Special Thanks

 

For incidental music:

Victor Stella After the War, Podsafe Audio . See the Contributor page for details.

Diane Arkenstone The Secret Garden. See the Contributor Page for details.

Kim Robertson, Angels in Disguise, All or None . See the Contributor Page for details.

Jigger Time Ticks Away. See the Contributor Page for details.

 

For our Theme Music

The Skylark and Haghole, the brilliant Culann's Hounds. See their Contributor page for details.

 

Extra Special Thanks for Unrestricted Access to Wonderful Music

(in Alphabetic order)

Anne Roos Extra Special thanks go for permission to use any of her masterful music to Anne Roos. You can find out more about Anne on her website or on her Contributor page.

Caera Extra Special thanks go for permission to any of her evocative harping and Gaelic singing to Caera. You can find out more about Caera on her website or on her Contributor Page.

Celia Extra Special Thanks go for permission to use any of her wonderful music to Celia Farran. You can find out more about Celia on her website or on her Contributor Page.

Damh the Bard Extra Special thanks go to Damh the Bard for his permission to use any of his music on the Show. You can find out more about Damh (Dave) on his website or on his Contributor page.

The Dolmen Extra Special thanks also go to The Dolmen, for their permission to use any of their fantastic Celtic Folk/Rock music on the Show. You can find out more about The Dolmen on their website or on our Contributor page.

Keltoria Extra Special thanks go for permission to use any of their inspired music to Keltoria. You can find out more about Keltoria on their website or on their Contributor page.

Kevin Skinner Extra Special thanks go for permission to use any of his superb music to Kevin Skinner. You can find out more about Kevin on his website or on his Contributor page.

Phil Thornton Extra Special Thanks go for permission to use any of his astounding ambient music to the Sonic Sorcerer himself, Phil Thornton. You can find out more about Phil on his website or on his Contributor Page.

S.J. Tucker Extra Special thanks go to Sooj for her permission to use any of her superb music. You can find out more about Sooj on her website or on her Contributor page.

Spiral Dance Extra Special thanks go for permission to use Adrienne and the band to use any of their music in the show. You can find out more about Spiral Dance on their website or on their Contributor page.


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