aliisaacstoryteller

Author Ali Isaac – My Writing Process

Thank you to Karen at My Train of Thoughts for inviting me to join ‘My Writing Process’. Karen is a wonderful writer, book reviewer, Indie author supporter, and self-confessed book addict. She also publishes some great short stories… Read More

Moytura | Battle Ground of Irish Gods and Demons

Moytura is where the Tuatha de Danann began their invasion by taking on the Fir Bolg in a battle for the possession of Ireland. It’s name in Irish is Cath Maighe Tuireadh, meaning ‘Battle of the Plain of… Read More

Fionn mac Cumhall’s Fingers; Forgotten Ancient Irish Heritage Site

  A short drive from where I live, in the parish of Castletara (Cushintirra) in Co Cavan lies the ancient archaeological site known as Fionn’s Fingers, also called the Fingerstones. It consists of a row of five standing… Read More

Who were the Fianna?

Most of us have heard of the Fianna, that courageous war-band of heroes and warriors who entered their glory days under the leadership of the greatest champion of them all, Fionn mac Cumhall. With a name like that,… Read More

Almu | Home of Irish Legendary Hero Fionn mac Cumhall

On Monday, after much waiting, I finally got to visit the Hill of Allen (Cnoc Alúine in modern Irish) in Co Kildare. This iconic hill, jutting out of the flatlands of the Curragh, is said to be the site… Read More

Conor Kelly and The Fenian King | Book Trailer

A short film I made to give you a flavour of the second book in my series, The Tir na Nog Trilogy. Hope you like it! Conor Kelly and The Fenian King really is coming soon…

How Do You Feed a Hungry Fianna?

Fionn mac Cumhall was famous for his band of hunter-warriors known as the Fianna. These men and women lived a lawless life on the edge of society, beholden only to the High King. In fact, the Fianna’s name… Read More

Finished!

Today I wrote the last word and added the last full stop to my second book, Conor Kelly and The Fenian King. Hooray!!! Of course, it doesn’t end there…oh no! Now the real work begins! To that end,… Read More

Lugh – The Shining One

Last week, I asked if anyone knew what this is. It’s a Celtic Knot, and this particular one is called Lugh’s Knot. There are lots of references to it on the web, and it seems to be particularly… Read More

“Make It So”

Well, it’s been a tough week for aliisaacstoryteller! On Monday I was so hopeful…the end was in sight, and I really believed that by the end of the week, I would be writing the last word of ‘Conor… Read More

The Veil Between This World and The Magical Realm is Thin Today…

  Beware, lest you accidentally stray into it…Oisin, son of Fionn mac Cumhall was lost in Tir na Nog for 300 years. When he finally returned home, he was stunned to find 300 years had passed in the… Read More

STUCK!

So here I am at the beginning of Chapter 55; Fionn mac Cumhall is almost about to make his long-awaited entrance to the story, and I’m STUCK! It should be easy; I am about to retell the tale… Read More