Ciarán Ó Gealbháin is a Lecturer and Head of Department in Roinn an Bhéaloidis / the Department of Folklore and Ethnology, University College Cork. A musician and singer, his research interests include various aspects of Irish oral tradition, including the very rich narrative and song traditions. Along with Ilona Tuomi, John Carey and Barbara Hillers, he co-edited Charms, Charmers and Charming in Ireland: From the Medieval to the Modern (UW Press, 2019) and he is editor of Béascna: Iris Bhéaloideasa agus Eitneolaíochta / Journal of Folklore and Ethnology.