20 episodes

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.

Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast Sian Esther Powell

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    • 4.9 • 43 Ratings

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.

    Friendly Manx Merman

    Friendly Manx Merman

    Hello everyone! Finally back with the TWENTIETH episode for you all! Here he learn about the friendly merman from Manx folklore ''Yn Dooinney Marrey'' and also a little bit of love for Manx cultural activist and historian Sophia Morrison who was a badass lady! 

    • 25 min
    Breton Yan-gant-y-tan

    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 min
    Northern Lights, Storm Kelpies and Green Maidens

    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 from Beyond the Warriors by Guifrogis, licensed under a Attribution 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 min
    BONUS EP 1

    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. 

    • 1 hr 22 min
    The Exile of the Sons of Uisliu

    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 from Beyond the Warriors by Guifrogis, licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License.
     
     

    • 34 min
    Mabinogion: Math, son of Mathonwy

    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 from Beyond the Warriors by Guifrogis, licensed under a Attribution 3.0 International License.

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

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!

Cornwall Woman ,

Endlessly fascinating

A timeless subject presented with great personality and insight by Sian

sharez66 ,

Is rapidly becoming my facourite podcast

Sian`s enthusiasm on the subject shines through. I was looking specificly for a podcast on Celtic Mythology, not really expecting to find one. Lo and behold this podcast was everything I was hoping for. If your are interested in Celtic legends then subscribe and listen. If you are not interested, then listen anyway, because you soon will be.

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