This podcast series has 15 episodes to date with over 100,000 listens, and was named one of the top 5 podcasts of 2020 by the Irish Examiner. In 2021, further episodes will be recorded, each with a running time of 30 minutes.
The podcast shares the stories of Eddie Lenihan, Ireland's premier storyteller. Eddie has written and produced over 20 books and 6 audio recordings on a host of themes. This podcast will document, archive and promote the thoughts and teachings of a man who has proved to be so intrinsic to our understanding of folklore. It will record and compile episodes for a podcast series that reflects on the role of the storyteller, and the insights and experience of Eddie Lenihan throughout his life as a collector and preservationist. The podcast will be produced by Philip Murphy who has received a Creative Ireland Clare grant towards this project.
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