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  • Cúchulainn and Bláthnat

    "I come to win back thy misgotten prize, Mine own beloved, the bloom-bright Maid of Man!" "Thou com’st to dye this grass with ruddy dyes Of thy best blood," cried Cúroi, "and to ban All knighthood with thy word forsworn! Her eyes Shall see the …

  • Culann

    Culann, the smith, who in this capacity may be compared with Hephœstus, or Vulcan lived on the Isle of Man before relocating to Ulster. Culann was also a Divine and Prophet. On the Isle of Man, he manufactured sword, spear, and shield of such transcendent …

  • Fianna

    !(media-item-align-left)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/307421/La20Tene.jpg?1395049616(La20Tene.jpg)! Fianna (singular fian) are small, semi-independent warrior bands in Irish and Scottish mythology. A member of a fian was called a fénnid; the …

  • Fintan mac Bóchra

    !(media-item-align-left){width:185px;height:350px;}//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/308318/Gaudenzi-Fintan.JPG?1395212730(Gaudenzi-Fintan.JPG)!Fintan mac Bóchra, known as "the Wise", was a seer, wizard and lyre player who accompanied Noah's …

  • Tuan mac Cairill

    !(media-item-align-right){width:225px;height:330px;}//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/308322/tuanwoodcut01.jpg?1395213934(tuanwoodcut01.jpg)!Tuan mac Cairill was a hermit who retains his memories from his previous incarnations, going back to the pre- …

  • The Fomoire

    The Fomoire (or Fomorians) are a race said to have inhabited Ireland in ancient times. It is said that they preceded the gods, similar to the Greek Titans. They are sometimes said to have had the body of a man and the head of a goat, or to have had one …

  • The Six Invasions

    The Lebor Gabála Érenn, or Book of Takings of Ireland, states that there were six conquests of Ireland *People of Cessair* The first people to arrive in Ireland are led by Cessair, daughter of Bith, son of Noah who advised them to go to the western …

  • Lugh Lámhfhada

    Lugh mac Ethniu was a hero and High King of Half [[The Fomoire | Fomoire]] and half [[Tuatha de Danaan | Tuatha De]] decent. He is known by the epithets Lámhfhada (meaning "long arm" or "long hand"), for his skill with a spear or sling, Ildánach (" …

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