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May 15, 2009

A tale of the Morrigan, a Vision-Quest and the Lay of Brighid

In this tale we hear about the old Shannachie, Laoidheach, who visits a clan to bring them news. He is encouraged by a lively young woman to tell tales of the Old Gods. So he tells her all he knows of the Morrighan and takes her on a Vision Journey. Afterwards, she asks him to teach her the Lay of Brighid.

Full Shownotes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/irish26


Running Order:

  • Intro 0:40
  • News & Views 1:14
  • Story 2:52
  • Listener Feedback - Bel, Liz and Scarlet 26:28
  • Promo - Kirins 31:02
  • Promo - Tribeways 33:40

We hope you enjoy it!

Gary & Ruthie x x x

Released: 16th May 2009, 37m

Please send us a message! We love to get your feedback, please email garyandruth@celticmythpodshow.com, or call us on Speakpipe

 


News & Views

We apologise for getting Cindy Spear's name wrong in our last show, the Beltane 2009 Holiday Special, SP11. We called her Cindy Ross instead of Cindy Spear.

We also offer support for our Contributing authors who are offering Competitions. We have two to tell you about - both of whom have excerpts from their books for us to perform later on in the year.

Rhonda Carpenter, author of The Mark of a Druid has competitions on her website.

Christine Rose, author with Ethan Rose, of Rowan of the Wood, is running a competition with a Kindle 2 as a prize which you can find details about on their website.

 

Blood and Fire

Names Used in this Story

Listed in order of appearance

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

  • Laoidheach the Shannachie
  • Ulaid
  • Beltainne
  • Shannachie
  • Moya
  • Gráinne
  • Faolán
  • Morrighan
  • Teamhair
  • Fianna
  • Mechi
  • Magh Mechi
  • Magh Fertaige
  • Mac Cecht
  • Erin
  • Magh Luathad
  • Cu Chulainn
  • Conchobar
  • Finched
  • Cualgne
  • Cruachan
  • Taichinem
  • Conaire Mor
  • Odras
  • Connac Hua Cuined
  • Sidhe
  • Falga
  • Sliabh Buane
  • Magh Rath
  • Congal Claen
  • Cluantarbh
  • Murchadh
  • Brian
  • Badb
  • Dunbolg
  • Aedh
  • Niall
  • Brighid/Brigit
  • Leinster
  • Aine
  • Manannan
  • Cathair Aine
  • Leanan Sidhe
  • Oilioll Oluim
  • River Maigh
  • Luimnech
  • Magh Mucruimhe
  • Magh Mucruimhe
  • Craig Liath
  • Aoibhell
  • Munster
  • Dubhlaing ua Artigan
  • Meardha
  • Connachta
  • Lochlann
  • Muirthemne
  • River Liffey
  • Catháir the Great
  • Curragh
  • Logaire
  • Ailill Áne
  • Labraid Longsech
  • Dinn Rig
  • Cobthach the Slende
  • Lore
  • Oengus of Róiriu
  • Maistiu
  • Mug Airt
  • Alenn
  • Crimthan
  • Bresal Bree
  • Elg
  • Fiachra Fobree
  • Ferus
  • Finn
  • Roth
  • Sétna
  • Carbre Niafer
  • Fiachna
  • Fomuin
  • Bregia
  • Iuchna
  • Tadg
  • Nuada Necht
  • Feradach
  • Dunlang
  • Fornochta
  • Illan
  • Enna
  • Cormac
  • Carbre
  • Colman
  • Brandub
  • Faelan the Fair
  • Fianamail
  • Braiin
  • Conall
  • Dian

  

Listener Feedback

Bel, Liz and Scarlet

We read a message from Bel and listen to voice feedback from Liz and Scarlet from the Lakefront Pagan Voice podcast

 

Promo - Kirins

by James Priest

Kirins: The Spell of Noan

A race of tiny, magical beings lives on Earth today. They dwell in elaborate tree homes and mysterious underground sanctuaries. Because of an ancient dispute, however, humans are unaware of their hidden civilization.

They are kirins.

For thousands of years they lived in peace. But a deadly menace now threatens their existence. A party of daring explorers, led by the wise magician Speckarin, is sent on trained ravens to destroy an evil lurking a continent and an ocean away. Failure of this mission would mean death to the voyagers and the entire kirin race. But their success will depend on aid from a truly unexpected source, human beings.

Fly with these adventurers and witness today's world as it has never before been seen. You'll find yourself looking to the skies for this mystical race of beings, because maybe, just maybe . . .

You can access this Podiobook on podiobooks.com or James Priest's website.


Promo - Tribeways

Tribeways: The ADF Podcast Tribeways

The ADF Podcast (now sadly pod-faded) is a selection of recordings broadcast each High Day featuring liturgy, essays, reviews, chants, poetry, music, workshops and celebrations from ADF members. Tribeways runs on submissions, so please see our submission guidelines to get involved!

Ár nDraíocht Féin

 

Promo - Lakefront Pagan Voice

The Lakefront Pagan Voice

I’m Scarlet, an eclectic pagan living in Milwaukee, WI, next to beautiful Lake Michigan. Join me for discussions on pagan topics and more. Please feel free to contact me, my email is lakefrontpaganvoice@yahoo.com and you can find me on MySpace, FaceBook and PaganSpace. Feedback feeds the soul and makes the podcasters world go round!

 

Sources used in this Episode

http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/gafm/gafm15.htm

http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/gafm/gafm14.htm

http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/gafm/gafm16.htm

http://www.maryjones.us/ctexts/brigithymn.html#english

SOURCES:
The Book of Leinster. l.7148-25.

"Hail Brigit": an Old-Irish poem on the Hill of Alenn. ed. and trans. Kuno Meyer. Halle a.S., M. Niemeyer, 1912.

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

 

Special Thanks

For incidental music:

Armolithae, Endless Blue, Artanis, Before Midnight and Lost in the Green Sea from Artanis. See the Contributor Page for details.

Evan, Peut Etre Part 3 from Rever... Peut-etre.. 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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