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Episode CMP017 Tales of the Dagda


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The mystery of the Dagda's Club is finally revealed

Finally, the mystery of the great Dagda's Club is revealed as he seeks a way to bring his dead son back to life. We also hear an alternate story about the Dagda and Aengus in the Brugh Na Boyne.

Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/irish17


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We hope you enjoy it!

Gary & Ruthie x x x

Released: 26th September 2008, 23m

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News & Views

We ask our listeners to help us celebrate all of our ancestors in story and Ruthie says Thank You for all her get well soon messages.

 

Tales of the Dagda

Names Used in this Story

Listed in order of appearance

For more information about the Characters below, see our Biographies section.

  • Fintan
  • Dagda
  • Aengus Mac Og
  • Brugh Na Boyne
  • Tuatha De (Danaan)
  • Glen Etin
  • Lough Lumman
  • Aed Abaid
  • Ess Rúaid
  • Rúad Rofhessa
  • Eochaid Ollathair
  • Ogham
  • Lugh
  • Cian
  • Erin
  • Cermait Milbél
  • Buac
  • Daire Donn
  • Leinster
  • Sons of Mil
  • Lugh mac Ethne
  • Síd Rodrubá
  • Ogma
  • Síd Archltrai
  • Síd Leithet
  • Síd Cnocc Bain
  • Brú Ruair
  • Síd an Broga
  • Midir
  • Brí Leit
  • Nindid

 

Patrick Brown

Thanks go to Patrick Brown for his permission to use the translation of the tale of Aengus and the Dagda that makes up the basis of part 2 of our tale. You can find out more about Patrick and his amazing artwork in our Contributor pages. Copyright to the translation remains © 2008 Patrick Brown.

 

Listener Feedback

Rob

We read an email from listener Rob and include a song, 'Seashore', by his band Orient Express.

 

Seashore

by Orient XPress

Rob Cole and Orient XPress

Essex Blag, Polish spirit, and a whole heap of loveliness. The sort of band that a 15yo crazy will love but his mum will too (from their Myspace page). You can find out more about Orient Xpress on their Contributor Page.

 

Promo - Terry Ferdinand on Bishop FM

Terry Ferdinand

Terry Ferdinand

Bishop FM is a community radio station set up in Bishop Auckland to meet the needs of local residents. Run entirely by volunteers, the station completed a four week trial on FM in 2007 and has been awarded a five year FM community radio license by Ofcom. Terry does the 9-11pm Monday night Folk spot.

 

Promo - Classical Mythology Podcast

Classical Mythology Podcast

Classical Mythology Podcast.

With this series they will investigate the gods, heroes, and myths that formed bedrock of belief in the ancient Greek and Roman world. Whether you are interested in a certain divinity or a particular story, this podcast is a must for all students of mythology. Part of the Learn Out Loud series of podcasts.

 

Promo - Spoken Lore Podcast

Havamal

A podcast just beginning of the Viking Classic, The Havamal from the Poetic Edda, read by David and Sandra of the Spoken Lore Podcast. This podcast has now sadly podfaded.

 

 

Sources used in this Episode

http://paddybrown.co.uk/?page_id=363
http://www.maryjones.us/ctexts/dagda.html#english

And, of course, the Awen - inspiration and imagination!

 

Special Thanks

 

For Voice Acting

Edward, our son, as Aengus mac Og

Morgan, our son, as Cairmait Milbél

 

For incidental music:

Tavola Rustica 02 - II. Motet, from the Album COPPER SUITE pour 2 Trompettes, 2 Cors, 2 Trombones Tuba. See the Contributor page for details.

Diane Arkenstone The Secret Garden. See the Contributor Page for details.

Kim Robertson, Angels in Disguise, All or None . See the Contributor Page for details.

Jigger Time Ticks Away. See the Contributor 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.


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