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The myth of Oisín and the land of eternal youth - Iseult Gillespie

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In a typical hero’s journey, the protagonist sets out on an adventure, undergoes great change and returns in triumph to their point of origin. But in the Irish genre of myth known as echtraí, the journey to the otherworld ends in a point of no return. Iseult Gillespie shares the myth of Oisín and the land of eternal youth.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Iseult Gillespie
  • Director Carol Freeman
  • Animator Katie Sherlock
  • Designer Carol Freeman, Katie Sherlock
  • Storyboard Artist Katie Sherlock
  • Composer Chris McLoughlin
  • Associate Producer Elizabeth Cox, Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Conor Murray

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