Gary and Ruth and their friends bring you free audio stories of the Tales of our Ancestors that you can download.
We will tell you ancient tales and legends of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man bringing you the bravery of heroes and heroines, the magnificent pantheon of gods and goddesses and the magic and wonder of druids, faeries and folklore.
The series started with the Book of Invasions from the Irish Mythological Cycle.
NB: This Podshow and the website are, and always will be, KID-SAFE and FREE.
Christmas whitewashing: Around Christmastime, you’ll still find the odd farm building out in the Irish countryside that looks like it’s just been whitewashed. Long ago, farm families cleaned and then whitewashed every building on the farm in December. They were covered in…Continue
Celtic myth had it that the robin that was suppose to represent the New Year killed the wren which represented the Old Year, During this time Wren Boys blacken their faces and go from house to house asking for money to bury the wren. The money they collect is used to buy food and drink for the "wren dance" held…Continue
As we know from the ancient Celtic legends, our ancestors were very fond of a board game named Fidhcell by the Irish and Gwyddbvyll by the Welsh. It was like chess, often being proclaimed as one of the precursors of our modern chess game, and was reportedly…Continue