Richard Marsh - Legendary Tour Guide, Storyteller, Author

Established 1995

Storytelling Sessions

Storytelling Tapes and CDs


Dublin Storytelling Events

Dates in Irish Myth and Legend

Links to other sites of Irish/Celtic interest

"If mankind does not keep its myths alive and unbroken, myth will enact itself through men."
the late P.L. Travers, author of the Mary Poppins books

"The babe in the cradle knows about the dragon. He needs the stories to know about St. George."
G.K. Chesterton (paraphrased from his essay "The Red Angel" in Tremendous Trifles, 1909)

"Folktales are the right shape to fit into the mind, and be remembered."
Tim Sheppard

"Folk tales are ageless. Rooted in antiquity, reborn with each new telling,
they address that part of us which does not change as we move through our lives.
Adults feel youthful, children feel grown-up. We listen, time changes, and we become ageless too."

Tim Jennings, from his cassette Weatherbeard and Other Folk Stories

[About children listening to adult stories:]
"Most of life is over the heads of little kids. Looking up at it is how they grow."

Tim Jennings

"Stories ain't never done no harm to nobody. And if they don't do no good, how come they last so long?"
Uncle Remus, from the Disney film Song of the South

[About telling scary stories to children:] "A story is a safe place to confront fears and experience thrills."
June Barnes-Rowley, Australian storyteller

"You are more authentic the more you resemble what you've dreamed you are."
La Agrado in the Almodóvar film Todo Sobre Mi Madre