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The Battle of Moytura 08: A Journey Through Moytura – Stories in the Landscape

The Eglone stone, An ancient glacial erratic  and a legendary muster point in the 2nd battle of Moytura

Photo by Martin Byrne

When we listen to stories of the Túatha Dé Danann and their exploits, it can be hard to remember that they are set in real physical locations.  Can a landscape story-archaeology survey of these sites give us a new perspective on the story?

Follow the Story Archaeologists on a virtual ramble through the West of Ireland, using a 9th century saga instead of a Sat Nav.

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Music: “Tam Lin” by Gian Castello.

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