Bres is elected King over the Tuatha De Danaan and has a very eventful reign!It's always great to hear from you! Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us on Speakpipe
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.
More resources over at our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com Show Summary:
- 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
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 InvasionsNames Used in this Story
Listed in order of appearance
- Coill Cuan
- Fir Bolg
- Tuatha De Danaan
- Toree, Tory
- Fir Domnan
- Magh Mor
- Bres, Eochaid Bres
- Kath Brese
- Aengus Mac Og
- Nuada Argat-lamh
- Maeth Sceni
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.
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.
Sources used in this Episode
Lebor Gabala http://members.aol.com/lochlan2/lebor.htm
The Irish Tradition http://members.aol.com/lochlan6/mlegend1.htm
The Second Battle of Moytura http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/T300011.html
Lebor Gabala Erenn http://www.maryjones.us/ctexts/lebor4.html#55
Cairpre''s Satire http://www.maryjones.us/ctexts/cairpre.html
Reign of Bres http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/gafm/gafm04.htm
Expulsion of Bres http://www.celtic-twilight.com/celts/rolleston/chapter_iii.htm
And, of course, the Awen - inspiration and imagination!
For voice acting: Edward, our son.
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