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Irish Mythology Podcast
Lúnasa 18, 2022
Road to Moytura Episode II: War Cry of the Gods
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In this episode we hear about Lugh’s frustration at being held back from the battle and see his efforts to work the other gods up into a battle frenzy.
- What would it mean if the Fomorians won?
- What do the Fomóir have in common with the Aos Sí?
- What forces in the universe are best represented by the Fomorians?
- How did our ancestors view destiny?
- How does Lugh feel about being held back from battle?
- What is the purpose of Lugh’s roll call?
The Fomorians are on their way and Lugh wants to fight, but the other gods are keeping him from the battle. Convinced his destiny is to defeat the sinister Balor, he bides his time and prepares his fellow deities for the coming confrontation.
Starring: Lugh, Dian Cecht.
Co-Starring: The Dagda, The Morrígan, Ogma, Gobniu, Coirpre, Luchta, Bé Chuille, Díanann, Druids, Cup Bearers, Sorcerers.
- The Second Battle of Moytura E Gray translation with links to sections.
- Gods and Fighting Men, Lady Augusta Gregory.
Written, presented and produced by Marcas Ó hUiscín and Stephanie Ní Thiarnaigh.
Music – Celtic Warrior by Damiano Baldoni (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 public licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Cinematic Music-03 by Michael-DB (4.0)
Lugh, Lugh, Lugh by Marcas Ó hUiscín
Featured image by Nance Kinane
All other sounds Creative Commons
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