When the Celts first arrived in Ireland, it was Amhairghin and the Sons of Mil who after a brief encounter with the goddess people’s, the Tuatha de Danann withdrew over nine waves before crossing the waves again in a battle of druids which presaged their second arrival. We chose that image to describe our Nine… [Read More]
Every Bard Mythologies Event or Program always begins with a Mythic Story. It is told in the time honoured oral tradition by one of the Bard team or indeed a guest Bard. In doing so we are honouring the practice of Oral Myth Telling as a way in which a culture’s wisdom and traditions can… [Read More]
Below is a list of the upcoming events for the Bard Civic Quest, which will be held at the Civic Theatre, Tallaght.
Civic Bard Quest
Mythic Voices – Artists, writers and thinkers working with Irish Myth #1 – Featuring Aron & Socha Hegarty Sorcha Hegarty, a writer and researcher, and her brother Aron, an actor and director, are both story tellers in their own right. They hold an Irish Story Telling night on the 3rd Monday of every month in the… [Read More]
Mythology frequently tells of great battles between huge giants. These epic contests at their core, are battles to determine who it is that runs things, whose power dominates. In Irish myth, it is the battle at the ford between two exemplary warriors, Cú Chulainn and Ferdia that is at the centre of the story, the… [Read More]
Did you ever realise that within the Irish imagination are four (perhaps five) complete worlds to immerse yourself in, with their own inspiring heroes, awesome villains and compelling stories that weave together in a separate and connected way.
Did you ever think that within the Irish cultural tradition is an unparalleled phenomenon, a literary treasure both vast and diverse? One that is unique within Medieval Europe? One central part of that cultural tradition is the Irish Myths and Sagas?