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The Táin - Ep. 16

The Táin, episode 16 – What Have You Done?

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Brendan Behan

The Táin - Ep. 15

The Táin, episode 15 – Let’s Talk Strategy

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The Táin - Ep. 14

The Táin, episode 14 – Plans for a Fight

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Clear and Present Dangers……Brendan Behan

“Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it’s done, they’ve seen it done every day, but they’re unable to do it themselves.” 6 more words

Clear And Present Dangers

A Tale of Two Countries

Sprung from a Kilkenny orphanage to hop a ship for New York in 1933, my father is a classic exemplar of the Irish diaspora. I reversed the journey 63 years later when I moved from Manhattan to Dublin, part of a different diaspora—and a different stereotype. 1,886 more words

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The Táin - Ep. 13

The Táin, episode 13 – A Friendly Meeting

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The Morrigan is a powerful witch or demon in Irish mythology, and is possibly derived from an ancient Celtic goddess (who was also possibly derived from a real queen).  27 more words

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The Táin - Ep. 12

The Táin, episode 12 – Bring it!

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In the original legend, Finn McCool knows that he cannot defeat Benandonner, and so he asks his wife for help.  98 more words

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