The story of the immortal Tuan and his meeting with Saint Finnian
Today we hear the tale of Tuan and Saint Finnian, one of the best shape-changing myths in the Celtic mythos. Set in historical times, we look back through history with the meeting of Tuan the Immortal. This episode is slightly longer than normal at 47 minutes - sorry, we just didn't want to break this story.
Full Show-notes, with sources and credits, can be found on our main Website at http://celticmythpodshow.com/irish16
- Intro 0:40
- News & Views 1:12
- Story 4:02
- Listener Feedback -Myspace 42:30
- Promo - Anne is a Man! 43:00
- Promo - Njal's Saga 44:02
- Irish Gaelic Phrase of the Day 45:40
We hope you enjoy it!
Gary & Ruthie x x x
Released: 12th September 2008, 48m
News & Views
We discuss our new Fairy Art gallery and wonder whether Fairy Art has a greater significance in today's society
Tuan the Immortal
Names Used in this Story
Listed in order of appearance
For more information about the Characters below, see our Biographies section.
- Lough Foyle
- Magh Bhille
- Collum Cille
- Muredach Red-neck
- Fir Bolg
- Tuatha De Danann
St Columba (Collum Cille)
Saint Columba (Collum Cille) at Bridei's fort
San Finnian di Molville
We send welcomes and thank yous to all the friends we have made on Myspace.
Promo - Anne is a Man!
A blogsite that reviews some seriously good podcasts.
Promo - Njal's Saga
A podcast of the Viking Classic, Njal's Saga, read by David and Sandra of the Spoken Lore Podcast.
Irish Gaelic Phrase of the Day
Céad Míle Fáilte which actually means a hundred thousand welcomes not a thousand welcomes as we thought and said in the Show :) You might also see it as Céad míle fáilte romhat! which means 'A hundred thousand welcomes to you!'
Sources used in this Episode
Irish Fairy Tales The Story Or Ireland The Story of Tuan mac Carill The History of Ireland, Geoffey Keating Clan Donald Heritage Mysterious World: Ireland The Epics of Celtic Ireland , Jean Markale The Story of Tuan mac Caroll The Celtic Encyclopedia, Harry Mountain
And, of course, the Awen - inspiration and imagination!
For incidental music:
For our Theme Music
Extra Special Thanks for Unrestricted Access to Wonderful Music
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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.
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.
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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