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Episode VI: The Coming of Lugh

Continuing our look at Irish Mythology on Fireside this week, Kevin tells the story of the life of Lugh Lámh Fhada (of the long arm), mighty King of the Tuatha Dé Danann, and one of the greatest and most important heroes in Irish Mythology.…

Episode IV: The Reign of Bres

This week on Fireside, Kevin continues his take on early Irish mythology with the story of the reign of Bres – the beautiful, but miserable king of the Tuatha Dé Danann. We'll also find out about the earliest prosthetic limb in mythology… ?

Episode III: The Wonderful Tune

In this episode of Fireside, Kevin tells a folktale about a blind Uileann Piper, beautiful mermaids and the wonderful tune that makes everyone who hears it dance uncontrollably. He also talks about the folklore surrounding Merrows in…

Episode II: The Tuatha Dé Danann

In this Fireside episode, Kevin tells of the arrival in Ireland of the Tuatha Dé Danann, the earliest Gods of Ancient Ireland, and their great battle with the Firbolgs. He also talks about the Queen of all Irish Folklore herself: Lady…

Episode I: The Giant’s Causeway

This week on Fireside, our bard delves into the origins of The Giant's Causeway. Kevin tells of the Legend of Knockmany, of Fionn Mac Cumhalls great battle with a Scottish Giant named Bennandonner and how this led to the creation of The…

Fireside Trailer

Fireside is the new Irish Storytelling Podcast. Kevin C. Olohan is your host and Fireside Bard. Every Wednesday, Kevin takes a story from Folklore or Mythology, gives it a fresh retelling, and discusses the story itself and the craft,…