42 episodes

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

Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast Sian Esther Powell

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    • 4.9 • 72 Ratings

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

    The Lost Land of Lyonesse

    The Lost Land of Lyonesse

    Hi everyone! In this episode we take a look at the Lost Land of Lyonesse, where the origins of the myth might come from and its links to Athurian legend and previous legends.
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod
    Music used at the start of the episode is taken from Beyond the Warriors by Guifrog, licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License.

    • 28 min
    The Nuberu of Asturias

    The Nuberu of Asturias

    Hello everyone! It is great to be back speaking with you all and I'm excited to share the mythology of the Nuberu of Asturias, an entity with control over the clouds, rain, thunder and lightning!

    • 23 min
    The Enchanted Mouras of Galicia

    The Enchanted Mouras of Galicia

    Hi everyone! I am delighted to introduce Galicia as another Celtic region that I will be delving into the folklore of in upcoming episodes. The enchanted mouras are beautiful creatures held thrall by a curse who are looking for someone to break it...scary or exciting?! Would you break the curse?
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod
    Music used at the start of the episode is taken from Beyond the Warriors by Guifrog, licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License.

    • 23 min
    Manx Sword Dance

    Manx Sword Dance

    Hi everyone! In this episode we explore one of the folk customs of the Isle of Man: The Sword Dance and White Boys Mummers play!
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod
    Music used at the start of the episode is taken from Beyond the Warriors by Guifrog, licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License.
     

    • 38 min
    The Korrigans of Brittany

    The Korrigans of Brittany

    In this episode we cover the confusing corrigan - are they twisted dwarf like piskies? Or beautiful sirens? Both of these things? Or something else entirely!?
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod
    Music used at the start of the episode is taken from Beyond the Warriors by Guifrog, licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License.

    • 26 min
    A Mither of Life and Death

    A Mither of Life and Death

    Hi guys!! In this episode we look at the fascinating myths of the Orkney Islands, particularly that of the Sea Mither and her arch nemesis Teran as well as the horrifying nightmare fuel Nuckelavee. 
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/celticmythspod
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/celticmythspodcast
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/CelticMythsPod
    Music used at the start of the episode is taken from Beyond the Warriors by Guifrog, licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

Deevas82677 ,

Love it

Found Sian on TikTok over lockdown and I love her! Love all the information that is absolutely not taught in schools

Lilybellerosedaisy ,

Awesome

Really informative and friendly

CharZhao ,

Deep dive into Celtic culture with a creative twist!

Didn't know this much about Celtic culture until Sian's shone the light on it. Love the depth and how creative Sian's delivery is. Highly recommend!

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