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Rowing Around Imrrama 10: Mongan and the Poets

Taliesin by Heloise Christa

In our second dip into Mongan’s mysterious waters, we compare several stories showing off Mongan’s miraculous poetic skill. As a boy-wonder, he humiliates his father’s chief poet; as a king, he terrifies a poor student into a mysterious quest; and finally lets slip that he may have been here before…

Join the Story Archaeologists as they dredge up a lost hero of Irish poets – one who can give Taliesin a run for his money!

 

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by The Story Archaeologists

Music: “Tam Lin” by Gian Castello

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