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  • Niurin

    The realm of Annwyn (“The Bottomless Place”), the Celtic underworld, is known as Niurin to the Manx. Niurin is a vast plane, where it is always night, and Celtic heroes of old can be encountered carousing and hunting. This realm, which has a faerie aura …

  • Adhene

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    The Manx fairies were called Adhene and known as Cloan ny moyrn, which means the Children of Pride/Ambition, because they were regarded as having been …

  • Arawn Midir

    Arawn Midir, Chairn nan Niurin (“Lord of the Underworld”) is the immortal Lord of [[Niurin]], and is a mighty [[Tuatha de Danaan]]. He has a great deal of power on the Isle of Man — second only to that of [[King Mannannan]] himself. Arawn is tall and …

  • Tuatha de Danaan

    In comparison to other cultures, the Tuatha Dé Danann represent the Olympus of the ancient Irish, that hierarchy of divine beings which the Celts possessed as well as other Aryan people. The Lebor Gabála Érenn, or Book of Invasions states that there …

  • Fabulas

    * Gaelic Mythology ** [[Fionn MacCooill | The Fenian Cycle of Fionn MacCuill]] ** The King and the Clown *** [[Version A]] *** [[Version B]] * Nordic Mythology ** [[Why Odin is one eyed | Why Odin is one eyed?]] ** [[The beheading of Mimir]] ** …

  • Buggane

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  • 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 …

  • Roch McLin

    Roch is son to Banb and Lin Drumdeen, lord of Drumdowney Hill faerie fort. He was sent by his parents to safeguard his half-brother [[:daire | Daire]] when King Mannanan ordered that the human-boy should be returned to the Human realm. Besides hiding the …

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