Tales From Ireland

Storyteller Eddie Lenihan has been gathering stories and folklore from across Ireland for over 30 years.

In this series he tells us some of the tales that have been told to him by people whose memories and experiences are steeped in centuries of anecdote, myth and wisdom.


AR0120050328The baffling powers of certain landscapes, and the invisible walls of a field feature in today's story.
AR0220050329Eddie Lenihan tells the second of five Irish folklore tales exploring the way in which the natural world has been incorporated into the patterns of daily life.
AR0320050330Eddie Lenihan tells the third of five Irish folklore tales, revealing the darker side of the stereotyped leprechauns and fairies.
AR0420050331Tales from Ireland: Eddie Lenihan tells the fourth of five Irish folklore tales, revealing the land's painful history.
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