Dr Eunice McCarthy has lectured and written on the subject of the Irish Celts and the legacy which they left to us. She is inspiring as she tells of the myths and legends of the ancient Celts. The recording includes a dicussion on W.B. Yeats and his fascination with Celtic mythology. Dr McCarthy explains the stories of Oisín, St Brigid the origins of May Day and the importance of oral tradition. Holy wells and their significance to our ancient ancestors are also discussed.