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Mar 17, 2010

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a Triad of super Poems

Let's celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a short collection of poems (not recipes!) and all of our good wishes for the Next Year. We do so with a very small celebration for St Patrick's Day on March 17th. We bring you three poems that are typically Irish - they deal...

Jul 25, 2009

Saga of Manannan, Part 3 and end of the Irish Mythological Cycle

This is the third and final part in the Saga of Manannan which contains two stories. The first, the Tale of Laogaire, tells of a visit of a great warrior to the Realm of the Undying who given the chance refuses to return to Erin. The second tale, the Tale...

Jul 12, 2009

Four Tales about Manannan and the Many-Coloured Land

This collection of four tales forms the middle section of the Saga of Manannan. Here we learn more of the nature of the Realm of the Ever-Living - Manannan's Kingdom - The Many-Coloured Land. Mortals may venture there (when given guidance) or be summoned there by the...

May 29, 2009

The beginning of the Saga of Manannan, the Sea God

This tale is the first part of three in the Saga of Manannan. We hear many of the short exploits of the Sea God and he decides to visits the Nobles of Erin in the guise of a rogueish tramp. Are they ready for the wiles of Manannan?

Full Shownotes, with sources...

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....