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Welcome to Pub Songs & Stories, the virtual Public House for Celtic culture and change through music.

I am Marc Gunn. I play Sci F'Irish music. I want to take you on an adventure. I'll share the stories behind my songs as we explore pop culture media through the lens of Irish & Celtic music. You will have fun and sing along, and maybe get a far too real glimpse of yourself.




Oct 21, 2019

The Celts are heading back to invade Venice in 2020 as part of my annual Celtic Invasion Vacations. I will share this year’s itinerary and a few facts about the Veneti.

Marc Gunn, Alexander James Adams, Vince Conaway, Ciunas, and special guest Tom Smith

Welcome to the Pub Songs Podcast, the Virtual Public House for Celtic Geek culture. I am your Guide. My name is Marc Gunn.

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0:18 - "Twa Corbies" by Marc Gunn from Happy Songs of Death

3:12 - WELCOME.

6:41 - "Samhain" by Alexander James Adams from UnSeelie Self

10:10 - STORIES FROM THE ROAD: Itinerary for Celtic Invasion Vacations 2020: Origins of Celtic Invasions

- TRAVEL WITH CELTIC INVASION VACATIONS. Every year, I take a small group of Celtic music fans on the relaxing adventure of a lifetime. We don't see everything. Instead, we stay in one area. We get to know the region through its culture, history, and legends. You can join us with an auditory and visual adventure through podcasts and videos. 2020 is the Origins of Celtic Invasions. You can find out more about this exciting trip. Join the invasion at

26:46 - “Riding on a Load of Hay” by Vince Conaway from Liminal Spaces

29:11 - "Sally Gardens" by Ciunas from High Time


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* SAT 16 NOVEMBER: Pepper Place Market, Birmingham, AL, US
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35:05 - "A Boy and His Frog" by Marc Gunn with Tom Smith from Sci Fi Drinking Songs

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