Story Archaeology

Uncovering the layers of Irish Mythology through a regular podcast and related articles.

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Stories of Creation

Virtually all cultures have creation stories… There are two main types of creation myth: the cosmogenic, which is about the creation of the universe or the world; and those that concern the creation of human beings.  The stories of the creation of humans often comes in the same package as that of the creation of …

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Mythical Women 01: The Story of Sinann

Sinann is the mythological source of the river Shannon, the longest river in Ireland.  But who is she, and how far back does her story go?  Was she a wayward girl, or the flower of her people and bringer of deep poetic inspiration? Delve into the original Irish texts in conversation with the Story Archaeologists. …

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