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Dindshenchas 06: Fled Bricrenn 3 – Your Head or Mine?

Two-headed stone figure from Boa island, Lough Erne.

Two-headed stone figure from Boa island, Lough Erne.

In the final episode of Fled Bricrenn, our heroes head deep into the Otherworld, a.k.a. Kerry. They enter the mysterious revolving fort of Cú Roí Mac Daire, culminating in the iconic beheading game.

Join the Story Archaeologists as they take an axe to the Gordian Knot of this magnificent, though bewildering, saga.

Please note: This would originally have been one long episode! This episode is marked as “Part 1 of 2”, which covers the rest of the text., but instead of “Part 2 of 2”, there will be a new episode, entitled Dindshenchas 7: Fled Bricrenn 4 – A Head to Head Discussion.

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Music: “Tam Lin” by Gian Castello.

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