The banshees are Irish fairies of death, from legends and Celtic mythology. Its name means "fairy woman" and "woman of the hills", because sometimes appears walking wandering through the hills, where she remained even several days without fixed direction. Her appearance is that of an ethereal woman, sometimes a young maiden, and in others, an old and nasty witch. The banshees announced with her tears and her cry that death is near. Her singing is loud and frightening.