The first episode in our Irish Mythological Cycle series begins with the Tuatha De Danaan, the Children of Danu, arriving in Erin in clouds of mist that cover the land for three days. Emissaries from the Tuatha De and the Fir Bolg meet and inspect each other - very carefully!
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This episode is the first episode in the Irish Book of Invasions.
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Released: 16 Feb 2008, 23m
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Gods in the Mist - Episode 1 of the Irish Mythological Cycle and Part 1 of the Book of Invasions
Names Used in this Story
Listed in order of appearance
- Lia Fial
- Conn of Temair
- Tuatha De Danaan
- Conmaicne Rein in Connachta
- Fir Bolg
- Eochaid, son of Erc
- Magh Rein
- Magh Nia
- Sliabh Belgadain
The Battles of the Tuatha De
This map shows the locations mentioned during this Episode, including the plains that the Tuatha De arrived on as well as the location of Temhair.
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Sources used in this Episode
Timeless Myths http://www.timelessmyths.com/celtic/invasions.html#DanannArrival
Lebor Gabala http://members.aol.com/lochlan2/lebor.htm
The Irish Tradition http://members.aol.com/lochlan6/mlegend1.htm
The Battle of Moytura http://www.maryjones.us/ctexts/1maghtured.html
The Second Battle of Moytura http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/T300011.html
Lebor Gabala Erenn http://www.maryjones.us/ctexts/lebor4.html#55
The Coming of the People of Dana http://www.celtic-twilight.com/celts/rolleston/chapter_iii.htm
Fight with the Fir Bolg http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/gafm/gafm03.htm
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