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  • Episode 31.5 - Deichtre Special Edition - Soundbath 23rd February 2020
    This week, we’re bringing you another special edition collaboration with Fonnsheen, especially for relaxing and falling asleep to! This story takes you along on the journey of Deichtre; into the Otherworld and back again. Get your good headphones out, and get comfy. Fonnsheen-soundbaths and soundscape design by Ruairí O'Shea. Founded in 2019, performing regular soundbaths: […]
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  • Episode 31 - An Irish Love Story The Goddess Boann 14th February 2020
    Story by Aron Hegarty Music & Production Oisín Ryan Intro & Post Show Aron & Sorcha Hegarty https://www.patreon.com/candlelittales http://candlelittales.ie/ https://open.spotify.com/show/2102WuUUe9Jl6cGXNwQEKf https://soundcloud.com/candlelittales https://twitter.com/candlelit_tales?lang=en https://www.facebook.com/candlelittales/ https://www.instagram.com/candlelittales/ https://vimeo.com/user52850249
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  • Episode 30 - Cormac Mac Art 21st January 2020
    Cormac Mac Art was one of the great kings of Irish myth: born of a druid’s daughter, raised by wolves, we’re telling the tale of how he won his kingship, fell in love, and was tricked into a quest to find a different kind of wisdom. Aron mentioned a great movie called “Michael Inside” in […]
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  • Episode 29 - The Sound Of NOW Special Edition 9th January 2020
    Happy New Now folks! We are bringing you a very special treat for your senses in this episode. The Fianna were lead by the great warrior Fionn Mac Cumhaill. And he had the wisdom of this world and the next. He had burnt his thumb on the Salmon of Knowledge when he was young, and […]
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  • Episode 28 - TheTáin - Post Show Chats 28th December 2019
    Episode 28 - TheTáin - Post Show Chats https://open.spotify.com/show/2102WuUUe9Jl6cGXNwQEKf https://soundcloud.com/candlelittales http://candlelittales.ie/ https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832
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  • Episode 27 - TheTáin Part 5 of 5 17th December 2019
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  • Episode 26 - TheTáin Part 4 of 5 12th December 2019
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  • Episode 25 - TheTáin Part 3 of 5 28th November 2019
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  • Episode 24 -TheTáin Part 2 of 5 19th November 2019
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  • Episode 23 - TheTáin part 1 of 5 11th November 2019
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  • Episode 22 - The Morrigan 31st October 2019
    This podcast focuses on The Morrigan. https://open.spotify.com/show/2102WuUUe9Jl6cGXNwQEKf https://soundcloud.com/candlelittales http://candlelittales.ie/ https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832
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  • EPISODE 21 - The Children Of Lir 14th October 2019
    “What don’t you like the Children of Lir, Sorcha?” Where to start? This is our retelling, and discussion of, the Children of Lir, perhaps the best-known Irish myth around. What we like about it (Aron) and what we don’t love about it quite so much (Sorcha). Find Karina Tynan’s poetry and powerful retellings of Irish […]
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  • Episode 20 - The Selkie 6th September 2019
    It’s time for a different kind of story, the story of the selkie, and a conversation about what kinds of stories we want to tell on this podcast. We’d love to hear from you. Folktales or myths? Or both? Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and […]
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  • Episode 19 - The Hostel Of The Quicken Trees 10th August 2019
    Now that you know who everybody is, it’s time for the Avengers, sorry, the Fianna to assemble! This episode, we’re taking you along on a rollicking adventure, as the Fianna contend with betrayal, magic, and invasion! Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. Support […]
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  • Episode 18 - The Hospitality Of Cuannas House 27th July 2019
    A Fianna story with a difference, this tale takes our heroes way out of their comfort zone and into the mysterious house of Cuanna, where everything is weighted with meaning and nothing is as it seems. Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. Support […]
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  • Episode 17 - Heroes Of The Fianna Part 2 8th July 2019
    Continuing on from last week, it’s time to meet more heroes of the Fianna! This time, it’s the surly teenager who grew up and became a hero after hearing one hell of a speech; the demon dog that became man’s best friend, and the man who everybody fell in love with. Produced and edited by […]
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  • Episode 16 - Heroes Of The Fianna Part 1 18th June 2019
    In a series of short stories, we’re introducing you to the members of one of the greatest bands of warriors the world has ever seen over the next couple of episodes. This week, meet the fastest man in the world, the baldest man in the world, and the woman who everyone was in love with. […]
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  • Episode 15 - Fionn Birth & Boyhood 3rd June 2019
    In this episode, we tell the story of the birth and boyhood of one of Ireland’s greatest heroes: Fionn Mac Cumhaill. But this story isn’t about Fionn, so much as it is about the women who raised him, shaped him, and made him the man he was. We talk about the place of the Fianna […]
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  • Episode 14 - Sadhbh 20th May 2019
    One of the most heartbreaking stories in Irish mythology, Sadhbh is a story of persecution, resilience, and tragedy that doesn’t pull any punches. Maybe it’s something in Irish genes, but that just makes us love it more! Curl up with a cup of something comforting and prepare to have your heart punched in the face. […]
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  • Episode 13 - Midir & Etain 6th May 2019
    This is a love story. One of the most romantic love stories of Irish myth. A sweeping epic that shows how true love transcends all barriers of form and time and place and circumstance. And then it has a really dark, messed up ending. Because apparently, we can't have nice things. Produced and edited by […]
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