St. Patrick's Day Special: Patrick versus Cromm Cruach

03.11.2021 - By Irish Mythology Podcast

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Patrick has had a lot of success spreading the word of God in Ireland, but one native deity and his followers are not going without a fight. Who will win this epic confrontation? Patrick versus Crom Cruach; This time it's biblical!
We talk Patrick, Cromm Cruach, hagiography, human sacrifice, Lóegaire mac Néill, and the different ways Christianity and native Irish Paganism interacted. We also make a bit of time to talk old St. Patrick's Day customs. 
credits
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
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All sounds cc licence from freesound.org 

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