• by Candlelit Tales
    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 Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832
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    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. Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. https://open.spotify.com/show/2102WuUUe9Jl6cGXNwQEKf https://soundcloud.com/candlelittales http://candlelittales.ie/ https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832
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    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 in old Irish society, and the women of the Fianna who have been forgotten. The article we talk about after the story is here, for any of you who would like to have a read: https://aliisaacstoryteller.com/2016/02/29/warrior-women-of-ireland/ Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by […]
  • by Candlelit Tales
    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. Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832
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    Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832
  • by Candlelit Tales
    Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832
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    The magical Tuatha de Dannan were said to have ruled Ireland for many years. But what happened to them? And where did they go? In this story, we hear who supplanted the shining ones as the rulers of Ireland, and why they may still be closer than we think. Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832
  • by Candlelit Tales
    For the month of March, just after the spring equinox, we’re bringing you three short stories to celebrate this time of new life and new beginnings. The births of Lugh, god of the sun; Brigid, goddess of healing, craft, and poetic inspiration; and Cuchulainn, the great boy-hero of Ulster. Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832
  • by Candlelit Tales
    One of our best-known tales, Oisin in Tir na nOg, doesn’t end the way we thought. The great pagan warrior, cast out of his own time, met the foremost Irish Saint, and they had a whole lot to talk about! Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832
  • by Candlelit Tales
    Irish mythology has many wonderful love stories… and almost all of them end horribly! Here is "the happy one" – a tale of true love and how the God of Love, Aonghus Og, met his match! Produced and edited by Oisin Ryan, with music by Oisin Ryan, story by Sorcha Hegarty and Aron Hegarty. https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=6762832

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