"Irish Myths and Legends" brings together a collection of cherished tales from Ireland, journeying to the enchanting and legendary locales that have both inspired and enthralled. From the serene and shimmering waters of the Loughs, where Fairy Folk reside beneath the surface in Thierna na oge – the realm of eternal youth – to the towering mountains, rugged coastlines, and verdant rolling hills that conceal Leprechauns and witnessed the battles of ancient giants fighting for survival.
Follow the extraordinary escapades of Finn MacCool; witness his creation of the Giant's Causeway and the striking Ben Bulben, the site where he confronted his romantic rival Dermot in one of Ireland's most renowned legends. Explore the pilgrimage sites where St. Patrick tirelessly worked to bring Christianity to Ireland's shores, marvel at the steep slopes of Croagh Patrick, and bask in the serene beauty of Ballintubber Abbey. Unearth the enigmas of Tara, the Hill of Allen, Blarney Castle, Glendalough, and an array of other captivating destinations on this enchanting odyssey across Ireland.
Enhanced by the evocative and occasionally haunting melodies of traditional Irish music performed by Wylde Green, a prominent contemporary Irish band of the 21st Century, this program conveys the authentic essence of Ireland and the cherished myths and legends that have woven themselves into the heart of this captivating nation of storytellers.