Great Story from The Storytelling Seanachai
Traditionally the Irish storytelling seanachai is the bearer of old lore. Both a historian and a storyteller, their verse is much sought after. The history of Ireland was held in poem and story by the seannachai long before it was ever written.
The Storytelling Seanachai of Old
Here, the famous Eamon Kelly, uses his voice eloquently and masterfully. With visions of the storytelling seanachai by the fireside enthralling his audience with tales of old, many moons ago. Crammed full of metaphors and one-liners his technique is legendary and a must see for anyone who tells stories regularly.
The Master Storytelling Seanachai
Known as the master storyteller Eamon Kelly in the homes of rural of Ireland he brought his unique gift of storytelling to the masses throught RTE radio. His use of rhythm and tone in language was legendary. People today describe with great affection his stories having heard him spinning yarns more than 20 or 30 years ago. His turns of phrase was famous.
This man can definately tell a story. His brogue and lilt add magic to his words and his phrases add spice at just the right times. Experienced at holding the audience in his grasp, his story ebbs and flow majestically. Another great Eamon Kelly video can be found here.