Episode XXVII: Fair, Brown and Trembling

This week on Fireside is an early Irish variation on the fairy tale of Cinderella: Fair, Brown and Trembling, which tells the classic tale of a beautiful young princess, and the torment she goes through at the hands of her cruel older…

Episode XXIII: Danno or the Devil?

On this week's Fireside, a recent folk tale from the County of Limerick. Kevin tells the tale of two young girls who encounter an old woman in the woods in the company of a tall, mysterious and dangerous figure... Danno or the Devil? Get in…

Episode XXII: The Legend of Sadhbh

This week on Fireside, continuing our look at the Fenian Cycle of Irish Mythology, Kevin tells of the legend of Sadhbh, the first and most beloved wife of Fionn Mac Cumhaill, who was transformed into the form of a deer by a dark druid whose…

Episode XXI: Mr. Fox

In another episode of Irish American Folklore on Fireside, Kevin tells the story of a young woman named Pretty Polly and her dealings with a mysterious stranger called Mr. Fox... There's murder, mystery and even a talking parrot. Get in…

Episode XVIII: The Salmon of Knowledge

Continuing the Fenian Cycle of Irish Mythology on this week's Fireside, Kevin tells of the boyhood deeds of Fionn Mac Cumhaill, of his training with the poet, Finegas and the catching of a famous enchanted fish—The Salmon of Knowledge!…