Hanging With Storyteller Rab Fulton in The Virtual Síbín

Rab is a Galway-based storyteller who originally comes from Scotland. He specialises in reimagining Irish and Scottish myths, folklore and urban legends. His "Celtic Tales" summer sessions in Galway have a strong and growing local and international reputation. His new sessions begin in The Crane Bar in June.

His published books include:

"Galway Bay Folk Tales" published by The History Press Ireland in 2013. A collection of fast paced stories that reimagine the myths, folklore and urban legends of Galway Bay.

"The stores are retold in his distinct humorous and lively style" - Facts & Fiction magazine.

"Transformation" published by Dark Continents Publishing in 2012. This novella begins as a love story set in contemporary Galway. However, the tale darkens as a creature from Irish folklore intrudes violently into the lives of the young lovers.

‘A dark, supernatural story that manages to make you cry,
laugh and scare you to bits.’ - Galway City Tribune.

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Tags: Celtic, Drama, Folklore, Mythology, Story-telling

Comment by Claire Fullerton on April 27, 2015 at 9:21pm

I'm so excited to watch Rab Fulton live this Saturday! I've heard about him for years! Thank you to the wild Geese!

Comment by Rose Maurer on April 30, 2015 at 8:14am

I shall to establish the SAST - holding thumbs!

Comment by Kelly O'Rourke on May 2, 2015 at 3:35pm

I enjoyed talking with Rab so much!  I can't wait to see him perform at the Crane Bar this summer, and to get his books!  One thing I should have asked you Rab...can you tell give us the English translation of the song the fairies were singing in your second folktale?

Comment by Claire Fullerton on May 2, 2015 at 3:45pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances, I only caught the tail end of Rab, but it was well worth it! And Kelly, you're cute as a button!

Comment by Ryan O'Rourke on May 2, 2015 at 3:53pm

Claire, you can watch the full session via the video window above at any time.

Comment by Claire Fullerton on May 2, 2015 at 4:18pm

Thank you, Ryan! I immediately figured it out and am watching now! Loving this!

Comment by Kelly O'Rourke on May 3, 2015 at 2:25pm

Thanks, Claire :)


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