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Irish Mythology

Balor In the Celtic-Irish mythology, Balor is the god of death and the king of the Fomorians, a race of giants. Balor had only one eye, which he kept closed because anything he looked at would die instantly.

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White deer hold a place in the mythology of many cultures. Celtic people…

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In Irish mythology, the Morrigan ("phantom queen") was a war goddess who would sometimes take the form of a crow. She would fly over battlefields like this, inspiring fear in the hearts of those below.

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The Fomorians from Irish mythology are steeped in mystery. It is unknown where they came from, or the length of time they had knowledge of Ireland, and what actually happened to them. Lady Gregory describes one Fomorian habitat as a glass tower in the sea. Many people describe them as sea fairies or sea monsters. My best guess is that they were Nephilim!

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In Irish mythology, Clíodhna (Clídna, Clionadh, Clíodna, Clíona, but sometimes Cleena in English) is a Queen of the Banshees of the Tuatha Dé Danann. Cleena of Carrigcleena is the potent banshee that rules as queen over the sidheog (fairy women of the hills) of South Munster, or Desmond.[1] She is the principal goddess of this country.

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THE BANSHEE is a female spirit in Irish mythology, usually seen as an omen of death and a messenger from the underworld. In legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die. In Scottish Gaelic mythology, she is known as the bean sìth or bean-nighe and is seen washing the bloodstained clothes or armour of those who are about to die.

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✯ The Morrigan:The Morrigan is a figure from Irish mythology. She is associated with sovereignty, prophecy, war, and death on the battlefield. She sometimes appears in the form of a crow, flying above the warriors .. By ~RunFreakRun✯

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Hester Cox - Sadbh In Irish Mythology Sadhbh was the mother of Oisin by Finn McCool Sadhbh was enchanted to take the form of a doe for refusing the love of Fer Doirich.

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from Your Guide to survive in Ireland!!

Tir na N’og

Some Irish warriors, the Fianna, were hunting near Lough Leane when a beautiful woman came out of the water, riding a white horse. The chief of the Fianna was Fionn mac Cumhaill, and with him was his son, Oisin. The woman was Niamh Chinn Oir, a fairy. She fell in love with Oisin and invited him to follow her in the lake, to the Tir na N’og, which is the land of eternal youth.

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