Unreal Irish Folklore

The Salmon of Knowledge

June 20, 2020

The tale of the Salmon of Knowledge is one of the most famous and well-loved stories of Irish in mythology. It’s a story about becoming – of a hero before he was a hero. Everyone in Ireland knows the story. But you might be surprised by its roots!

 

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Sources and Further Reading

 

The Salmon of Knowledge Variants

 

Fionn / Enchanted Water Stories

 

Sigurd and Taliesen

 

Sinnan and Boand

 

Music

 

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