The Tuatha De Danaan retreat underground and choose a new High King to guide them. Lir, ancient God of the Sea, feels that he should be chosen and falls to wrath as the Children of Danu choose the mighty Bodb Dearg to be their King.
This episode is the 13th episode of the Irish Mythological Cycle.
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Released: 2 August 2008, 31m
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We have now completed the Book of Invasions and move on to some of the single tales of the Irish Mythological Cycle. We discuss (with some confusion) our pleasure in these tales. You can find all the ways to contact us on our Contact Us page.
The Wings of Tragedy - Episode 13 of the Irish Mythological Cycle
Names Used in this Story
Listed in order of appearance
- Sons of the Gael
- Tuatha De Danaa
- Sons of Mil
- Children of Danu
- Bodb Dearg
- Men of Dea
- Sidhe Fionnachaidh
- Loch Dearg
- Loch Dairbhreach
- Sruth na Maoile
- Irris Domnann
- Inis Gluaire
We read a listener email and talk about some of the podcasts that we have been listening to. Ruthie also mentions how Scott Sigler's tremendous and compulsive book Infected has been making her itch!
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Something lives deep beneath the streets of San Francsico. Something that has been there for centuries, something that comes out at night ... to feed on the dregs of society. A sub-culture, with its own myths, its own legends of leader named The King that will lead them out of bondage, and their own demon, a hunting shadow known only as Savior. Read the book or listen on iTunes.
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Christiana Ellis' surreal, daily thoughts on many subjects. Humourous, surreal and highly entertaining these small podcasts are a worthy addition to your podcast playlists. Listen to the, now sadly pod-faded, Christiana's Shallow Thoughts.
Sources used in this Episode
Joseph Jacobs. Celtic Fairy Tales. Based on P.W. Joyce's version in Old Celtic Romances.
The Fate of the Children of Lir, Mary Jones - Celtic Literature Collective
The Children of Lir by Cruachan
The Children of Lir, poem by "A.E."
Old Celtic Romances, P W Joyce
The Children of Lir, Legendary Fictions of the Ancient Celts, Patrick Kennedy
And, of course, the Awen - inspiration and imagination!
For voice acting:
Edward, our son, as King of the Tuatha de Danaan.
Estelle, our daughter-in-law, as Aoife
Matt Howard, our friend, as King of the Tuatha de Danaan.
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.
Teresa Doyle Gabham Molta Bhride (Ode to Brigid). See the Contributor Page page for details.
For our Theme Music
The Skylark and Haghole, the brilliant Culann's Hounds. See their Contributor page for details.
Extra Special Thanks for Unrestricted Access to Wonderful Music
(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.
The Dolmen Extra Special thanks also go to The Dolmen, for their permission to use any of their fantastic Celtic Folk/Rock music on the Show. You can find out more about The Dolmen on their website or on our Contributor Page.
Keltoria Extra Special thanks go for permission to use any of their inspired music to Keltoria. You can find out more about Keltoria on their website or on their Contributor Page.
Kevin Skinner Extra Special thanks go for permission to use any of his superb music to Kevin Skinner. You can find out more about Kevin on his website or on his Contributor Page.
Phil Thornton Extra Special Thanks go for permission to use any of his astounding ambient music to the Sonic Sorcerer himself, Phil Thornton. You can find out more about Phil on his website or on his Contributor Page.
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.
We'd like to wish you 'Slán Go Foill!', which is Irish for 'Goodbye', or more literally 'Wishing you safety for a while'!
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