The Myth Legend & Lore Podcast
The Birth & Judgement of King Cormac - Irish Legend 15

The Birth & Judgement of King Cormac - Irish Legend 15

December 20, 2019

A wonderful figure from the Irish myths and legends, our journey into the past continues with the birth and judgement of King Cormac!

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Finn & the Chase of the Gilla Dacar - Irish Legend 14

Finn & the Chase of the Gilla Dacar - Irish Legend 14

December 11, 2019

Finn & his men encounter a stranger who leads them on a journey far beyond the land of mortal men, where our hero finds far more than his captive comrades!  

The Birth of Osian - Irish Legend 13

The Birth of Osian - Irish Legend 13

December 4, 2019

This legend tells us of Finn's lost love, Saba, and their son Osian. When our hero loses so much what can possibly heal his heart?

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The Tale of Vivionn the Giantess - Irish Legend 12

The Tale of Vivionn the Giantess - Irish Legend 12

November 27, 2019

It's been a while since we last heard of the high deeds of Finn, so it is a delight to bring to you today a wonderful legend! This is a story of hope, but for Vivionn who comes so close to freedom, only tragedy awaits.

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The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 104-117

The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 104-117

November 18, 2019

This might be the concluding episode of the saga, but that does not mean there is a shortage of slayings, raids, burnings, and battles! You will need to listen to find out what happens to Rognvald, Harald and Swein, not to mention other names we have heard of so often throughout the saga. I hope you have enjoyed listening to the adventures of the Earls of Orkney!

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Special Episode with Celtic artist Ian Fontova - featuring music from his new album Foras!

Special Episode with Celtic artist Ian Fontova - featuring music from his new album Foras!

November 4, 2019

Today I have the pleasure of presenting music & mythology with Ian Fontova! Listen to incredible songs from the inspired album Foras, and enjoy the beautiful animation for As The Valley Slumbers, then sit back and enjoy a little myth, legend & lore.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bthb2-rJfh8


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Kwaidan & Lafcadio Hearn

Kwaidan & Lafcadio Hearn

October 31, 2019

In today's episode I will share a little history of the life of Lafcadio Hearn and Kwaidan; one of his most famous works. I will also share the Tale of Mimi-Nashi-Hoichi and Yuki-Onna, stories that most definitely suit this time of year! The music is from Yuzuki and the album Six Days of Snow. The link for Tuttle Publishing will take you to Kwaidan on their website.

https://yuzuki.bandcamp.com/album/six-days-of-snow

https://www.tuttlepublishing.com/books-by-country/kwaidan

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The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 94-103

The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 94-103

October 23, 2019

A truce is called between Rognvald and Harald, Swein's reaction & advice is foolhardy but followed by Erlend nevertheless, battle between the three Earls commences. After the slaying of Earl Erlend, Swein agrees to peace, but this proves difficult with Harald. Can these men keep true to their word, or will violence and distrust destroy this fragile agreement?

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Finn’s Chief Men - Irish Legend 11

Finn’s Chief Men - Irish Legend 11

October 13, 2019

Hear of the chiefly men of Finn, some were valiant and honourable, while others remained stubborn & slothful despite their oaths of fealty. Learn what was expected of a man worthy of captaincy in the Fianna, and the tragic tales of two of Finn's close comrades; Dermot and Keelta.

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The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 83-93

The Orkneyinga Saga - Chapters 83-93

October 9, 2019

The islands are not quiet in Earl Rognvald’s absence; Erlend, makes his own claim to the islands, & receives the title of Earl from the young Malcom King of Scots. Erlend, Harald, and Swein face disputes before reconciliations are made and alliances forged. But what will happen upon Earl Rognvald’s return, and which of these men will still have a grievance with his share?

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