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CMP003 The Rule of Bres the Beautiful


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"Bres is elected King over the Tuatha De Danaan and has a very eventful reign!"

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Show Summary:

The Battle of Magh Tuireadh is over and after Nuada is seriously injured and Bres gets elected to be King over the Tuatha De Danaan. His reign, however, does not go exactly well. We hear of how the Dagda is treated and learn about the mysterious origin of Bres. Bres then turns to an unexpected source for allies.

This episode is the 3rd episode of the Irish Book of Invasions.

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Show Summary:

Running Order:

  • Intro 0:36
  • News & Views 1:15
  • Story 2:24
  • Listener Feedback - Damh the Bard 22:43

All the credits for this episode can be found in our show-notes at http://celticmythpodshow.com/irish3

We hope you enjoy it!

Gary & Ruthie x x x

Released: 15 Mar 2008, 27m

News & Views

We welcome St Patrick's Day for Ireland on March 15th. We also talk about the new Fiction list on the site, as well as the Character biographies. (The biographies have since been abadonned in favour of the excellent work done by Mary Jones).

 

The Rule of Bres the Beautiful - Episode 3 of the Irish Mythological Cycle and Part 3 of the Book of Invasions

Names Used in this Story

Listed in order of appearance

  • Rath
  • Connachta
  • Tailltiu
  • Coill Cuan
  • Eochaid
  • Sreng
  • Fir Bolg
  • Tuatha De Danaan
  • Cesair
  • Fintan
  • Partholon
  • Fomori
  • Tuan
  • Nemed
  • Fomor
  • Gann
  • Sengann
  • Samhain
  • Toree, Tory
  • Fir Domnan
  • Gaileanga
  • Magh Mor
  • Erc
  • Eithne
  • Balor
  • Cian
  • Diancecht
  • Temhair
  • Bres, Eochaid Bres
  • Eriu
  • Danu
  • Nechtan
  • Findgoll
  • Findemas
  • Ogma
  • Dagda
  • Kath Brese
  • Cridenbel
  • Aengus Mac Og
  • Cairbre
  • Etain
  • Nuada Argat-lamh
  • Miach
  • Airmed
  • Delbaeth
  • Elatha
  • Maeth Sceni

Locations mention in this story

Locations mentioned in this story

 

Listener Feedback

We had an answer to Ruthie's question about the Welsh Red Dragon from Damh the Bard. Thank you Damh! We also mention that Damh is the host of Druidcast. We had a second email from George in Peru. Thank you so much for your amazing email.

 

Voice Feedback

We're very proud to bring you our first voice feedback from Erin from Columbus, Ohio. Thank you so much for your awesome feedback Erin.

 

Special Thanks

For voice acting: Edward, our son.

For incidental music: Diane Arkenstone, The Secret Garden . See the Contributor page for details.

Kim Robertson, Angels in Disguise . See the Contributor page for details.

Time Ticks Away by Jigger. See their Contributor Page for details.


For our Theme Music

The Skylark and Haghole, the brilliant Culann's Hounds. See their Contributor page for details.

 

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(in Alphabetic order)

Anne Roos Extra Special thanks go for permission to use any of her masterful music to Anne Roos. You can find out more about Anne on her website or on her Contributor page.

Caera Extra Special thanks go for permission to any of her evocative harping and Gaelic singing to Caera. You can find out more about Caera on her website or on her Contributor Page.

Celia Extra Special Thanks go for permission to use any of her wonderful music to Celia Farran. You can find out more about Celia on her website or on her Contributor Page.

Damh the Bard Extra Special thanks go to Damh the Bard for his permission to use any of his music on the Show. You can find out more about Damh (Dave) on his website or on his Contributor page.

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S.J. Tucker Extra Special thanks go to Sooj for her permission to use any of her superb music. You can find out more about Sooj on her website or on her Contributor page.

Spiral Dance Extra Special thanks go for permission to use Adrienne and the band to use any of their music in the show. You can find out more about Spiral Dance on their website or on their Contributor page.


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