A part of the Community Virtual Library, The Seanchai ("Storyteller" in Irish) celebrates the Celtic tradition of stories told around the hearth or in the pub to friends, family, and welcomed strangers. The Seanchai Library brings stories of all kinds to life, in Second Life.
LIBRARIAN, STORYTELLER, FOUNDER: Derry McMahon
Derry McMahon is Queen Bee and Librarian at The Seanchai Library. Her literary preferences lean toward Arthurian legends, chick lit, and fun short stories. Surprisingly, she is a librarian in real life, but finds the virtual world way more fun than first life!
CHIEF SEANCHAI: Shandon Loring Shandon brings a rich respect for Irish Literature, a love of the Land, and a keen sense of whimsy to everything from Ancient Irish Myths to Ghost Stories and Adventures from around the world.
LIBRARY SCOLARTHA: Bear Silvershade
Bear rapidly ascended from official cheese clock monitor and resident photographer - reflecting his real life occupation as a photo journalist - to a core member of the Seanchai Storytelling Staff. Bear has a great love for humor, wit, and classic Science Fiction.
LIBRARY SCOLARTHA: Caledonia Skytower With a generous love of language and all literature, including a broad spectrum of styles and forms . . . Caledonia has a special love of those "Classics" which appeal to both Adults and Children.
LIBRARY SCOLARTHA: FairyMaven We first got to know Fairy through dear Gina, and who knew that Fairy would turn out to be a delightful teller of stories as well? Faerie flutters with delight when the stories are about fairy mischief, adventure, and magical discoveries.
LIBRARY SCOLARTHA: Gina Pralou With a diverse taste in literature, Gina brings poignant and unique stories to life with understanding and compassion.