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Rowing Around Immráma 14: The Pursuit of the Gilla Decair – An Unofficial Fenian Immrám

 A photo of a horse pulling a face

 In the last stop of our very circuitous Immrám of Immráma, we have a canter through a Fenian tale of surly servants, marine equines, hairy horrors and a battle with the High-King of the World. All in a day’s work for Finn and the Fianna…

But is it an Immrám? Is it a recognisably Irish tale or a Classical rip-off? Help pull the Story Archaeology oars into its final harbour and find out!

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by The Story Archaeologists

Music: “Tam Lin” by Gian Castello