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Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast

Sian Esther Powell

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Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast

Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast

Sian Esther Powell

59
Followers
105
Plays
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A new podcast focused on the myths, legends and folkloric creatures of the 6 Celtic Nations; Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man.

Latest Episodes

Breton Yan-gant-y-tan

In this episode you'll learn about the hairy demon that haunts the countryside of Brittany with a torch hand and a taste for golden chains! We will also be exploring symbolism and similar creatures in other Celtic myths and legends! Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start and end of episode is taken from Beyond the Warriors by Guifrog,licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License.

32 minJUN 29
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Breton Yan-gant-y-tan

Northern Lights, Storm Kelpies and Green Maidens

Learn about Giants fighting in the northern sky, storm Kelpies drowning sailors and why you should always keep your bargains with Green Ladies... Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License. Text read - Wonder Tales from Scottish Myth and Legend taken from: https://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/tsm/tsm08.htm First piece of music used (other than the intro) is Now We Ride by Alexander Nakarada (www.serpentsoundstudios.com) Licensed under Creative Commons BY Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ The rest of the pieces of music and sound effects were taken from audioblocks.com

44 minMAY 10
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Northern Lights, Storm Kelpies and Green Maidens

BONUS EP 1

Hello, this is the first compilation of mini episodes. So...bonus episode! Here we learn about the Welsh dragon, Scottish unicorns, Irish cures, Cornish pixies, Irish fairies, scottish fairies, there's a few fairies okay! Let me know if you enjoyed this and think I should continue making them.

82 minAPR 11
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BONUS EP 1

The Exile of the Sons of Uisliu

This beautiful, and tragic romantic tale is part of the Ulster Cycle. There is something truly amazing about the blend of magical realism, tragedy, and realism in Irish medieval literature. Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

34 minAPR 9
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The Exile of the Sons of Uisliu

Mabinogion: Math, son of Mathonwy

Here I share with you the fourth, and most complex branch of the wonderful Mabinogion. I give you some context on the Mabinogion - what it is and how it can be interpreted. Enjoy! Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

78 minFEB 23
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Mabinogion: Math, son of Mathonwy

Mermaid of Zennor part 2

The second part to my mermaids of zennor episode - listen to the previous episode 1st if you haven't already. Learn why you shouldn't shoot at mermaids and why mermaids and other folkloric elements find themselves inside churches. Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

24 minFEB 12
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Mermaid of Zennor part 2

The Mermaid of Zennor

Enjoy my own little version of the cornish folk tale Mermaid of Zennor. This episode is a little short and sweet but I thought I would try my hand at a bit of storytelling - with music! Music included is: 1) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Celtic Impulse" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) 2)Music from https://filmmusic.io "Gregorian Chant" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) 3) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Love Song" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

25 minJAN 22
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The Mermaid of Zennor

Manx Moddey Dhoo & Other Dogs

In this episode we explore the manx folklore of the Moddey Dhoo - a phantom black hound that is absolutely, totally, horrifying?!? Uhhh...or is it?? We also explore various other dogs in celtic folklore. Really, this is an episode for dog lovers!

42 min2019 DEC 3
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Manx Moddey Dhoo & Other Dogs

Drowned Cities, Lost Lands...

Drowned Cities, Lost Lands and Sunken Kingdoms...here we take a look at some of the myths surrounding water, flooding and cities and kingdoms lost to it. Covering Brittany, Wales and Cornwall and to a lesser extent Scotland and Ireland it is clear that these myths have a trace of folk memory to them, also religious and moral undertones. Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

56 min2019 SEP 24
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Drowned Cities, Lost Lands...

The Shetland Islands

Exploring the folklore of the Shetlands; including the Wulver...a friendly werewolf, trows, the shy waterhorse nuggle and the interesting fusion of Celtic and Scandinavian folklore. Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

44 min2019 AUG 20
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The Shetland Islands

Latest Episodes

Breton Yan-gant-y-tan

In this episode you'll learn about the hairy demon that haunts the countryside of Brittany with a torch hand and a taste for golden chains! We will also be exploring symbolism and similar creatures in other Celtic myths and legends! Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start and end of episode is taken from Beyond the Warriors by Guifrog,licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License.

32 minJUN 29
Comments
Breton Yan-gant-y-tan

Northern Lights, Storm Kelpies and Green Maidens

Learn about Giants fighting in the northern sky, storm Kelpies drowning sailors and why you should always keep your bargains with Green Ladies... Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License. Text read - Wonder Tales from Scottish Myth and Legend taken from: https://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/celt/tsm/tsm08.htm First piece of music used (other than the intro) is Now We Ride by Alexander Nakarada (www.serpentsoundstudios.com) Licensed under Creative Commons BY Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ The rest of the pieces of music and sound effects were taken from audioblocks.com

44 minMAY 10
Comments
Northern Lights, Storm Kelpies and Green Maidens

BONUS EP 1

Hello, this is the first compilation of mini episodes. So...bonus episode! Here we learn about the Welsh dragon, Scottish unicorns, Irish cures, Cornish pixies, Irish fairies, scottish fairies, there's a few fairies okay! Let me know if you enjoyed this and think I should continue making them.

82 minAPR 11
Comments
BONUS EP 1

The Exile of the Sons of Uisliu

This beautiful, and tragic romantic tale is part of the Ulster Cycle. There is something truly amazing about the blend of magical realism, tragedy, and realism in Irish medieval literature. Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

34 minAPR 9
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The Exile of the Sons of Uisliu

Mabinogion: Math, son of Mathonwy

Here I share with you the fourth, and most complex branch of the wonderful Mabinogion. I give you some context on the Mabinogion - what it is and how it can be interpreted. Enjoy! Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

78 minFEB 23
Comments
Mabinogion: Math, son of Mathonwy

Mermaid of Zennor part 2

The second part to my mermaids of zennor episode - listen to the previous episode 1st if you haven't already. Learn why you shouldn't shoot at mermaids and why mermaids and other folkloric elements find themselves inside churches. Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

24 minFEB 12
Comments
Mermaid of Zennor part 2

The Mermaid of Zennor

Enjoy my own little version of the cornish folk tale Mermaid of Zennor. This episode is a little short and sweet but I thought I would try my hand at a bit of storytelling - with music! Music included is: 1) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Celtic Impulse" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) 2)Music from https://filmmusic.io "Gregorian Chant" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) 3) Music from https://filmmusic.io "Love Song" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

25 minJAN 22
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The Mermaid of Zennor

Manx Moddey Dhoo & Other Dogs

In this episode we explore the manx folklore of the Moddey Dhoo - a phantom black hound that is absolutely, totally, horrifying?!? Uhhh...or is it?? We also explore various other dogs in celtic folklore. Really, this is an episode for dog lovers!

42 min2019 DEC 3
Comments
Manx Moddey Dhoo & Other Dogs

Drowned Cities, Lost Lands...

Drowned Cities, Lost Lands and Sunken Kingdoms...here we take a look at some of the myths surrounding water, flooding and cities and kingdoms lost to it. Covering Brittany, Wales and Cornwall and to a lesser extent Scotland and Ireland it is clear that these myths have a trace of folk memory to them, also religious and moral undertones. Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

56 min2019 SEP 24
Comments
Drowned Cities, Lost Lands...

The Shetland Islands

Exploring the folklore of the Shetlands; including the Wulver...a friendly werewolf, trows, the shy waterhorse nuggle and the interesting fusion of Celtic and Scandinavian folklore. Patreon:https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast Twitter:https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod Music used at the start of episode is taken fromBeyond the WarriorsbyGuifrogis, licensed under aAttribution 3.0 International License.

44 min2019 AUG 20
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The Shetland Islands
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