A tale of Fionn and the Fianna featuring heroism (maybe), murder (definitely), theft, even more animal transformations and other laddish pursuits.
"The Nationalist playwright" - Lady Gregory and the translations of the Ulster and Fenian Cycle
This episode we continue working our way through the origin phase of the Fenian cycle. There's an evil Sídhe, animal transformations, and blatant overuse of Irish incidental music.
The origin story of two of the most important characters in The Fenian cycle: Fionn's dogs.
We'll learn about the dangers of an angry ex, the benefits of signing a pre-nup with your nephew and how a beloved pet really can be one of the family.
This episode continues the podcast's look into the beginnings of the Fenian cycle. There's a grisly plot item, a definitive answer to the question of whether fish-oils are good for the brain (in very specific circumstances), one weird trick to beat...
The beginnings of the Fenian cycle: in an untamed Ireland, threatened by the Sídhe, a boy named Demne is born into danger.