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Rowing Around Immrama 11: The Mongan Mysteries – Some Poetic Fragments

A medieval image of St. Colm Cille on a boat

In our third and final episode on the lost hero, Mongán, we piece together some intriguing potsherds. What has the son of Manannán to say to Saint Colm Cille? What happened when he had his “Frenzy”? Can we re-construct his death-tale, Aided Mongáin?

Join the Story Archaeologists as they look for edges and corners in this poetic jigsaw.

 

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by The Story Archaeologists

Music: “Tam Lin” by Gian Castello

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