Welcome back to the Candlelit Tales Podcast, and back to the Battle Rage Series.
This year we decided to choose lesser known characters from the Ulster Cycle, and tell their most interesting stories.
This is the story of Laeg, charioteer to the Champion of Ulster, Cuchulainn. He was know as the king of charioteers when he died. But as a youth it's interesting to consider, what drove him to be Cúchulainn's only friend and chariot driver. He was the only one who could insult him, and he was by his side for most of his greatest feats and glories. He also had to learn how to take the great mythical horses, The Grey of Macha and the Black of Seanglean’s.
This story is told by Aron.
Music is by Oisín Ryan & Aron Hegarty & it is produced by Oisín Ryan
You might recognise the characters in this series from the Táin saga. These stories stand alone, linked by one connection: the different manifestations of their Battle Rage.
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