Caer Ibormeith Celtic(Irish) Goddess of sleep and dreams; and perhaps a less violent version of Mare; daughter of Ethal Anubail, a faery king of Connacht. She often took the form of a swan who lived on a lake called Dragon’s Mouth, and wore a copious golden chain with 130 golden balls on a silver chain about her slender neck.
Brigid: Irish Celtic deity of all things perceived to be of relatively high dimensions of higher knowledge (wisdom, crafts, excellence in warfare, etc.) Daughter of the Dagda. Consort of Bres. Has two sisters, also named Brigid, and is considered a triple goddess. Welsh equivalent is Fraid, Scottish is Brìghde/Brìde, Gaulish is Brigindū, British is Brigantia. by debra
Selkies (also known as silkies or selchies) are mythological creatures found in Faroese, Icelandic, Irish, and Scottish folklore. The word derives from earlier Scots selich, (from Old English seolh meaning seal). Selkies are said to live as seals in the sea but shed their skin to become human on land. The legend apparently originated on the Orkney and Shetland Islands.
Faoladh are Irish werewolves. Unlike their english neighbors, Faoladh weren’t seen as cursed and could change into wolves at will. Faoladh of Ossory (Kilkenny) were known to operate in male/female pairs and would spend several years in wolf form before returning to human life together, replaced in work by a younger couple. They are the guardians and protectors of children, wounded men, and lost people.
Cormac mac Airt (son of Art), was, according to medieval Irish legend and historical tradition, a High King of Ireland. He is probably the most famous of the ancient High Kings, and may have been an authentic historical figure, and his reign is variously dated as early as the 2nd century and as late as the 4th. He is said to have ruled from Tara, the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, for forty years, and under his rule Tara flourished. He was famous for his wise, true, and generous judgment...
In Irish mythology, Tuireann (Old Irish: Tuirenn or Tuirill Biccreo) was the father of Creidhne, Luchtaine and Giobhniu by Brigid. His other sons, by his daughter Danand, included Brian, Iuchar and Iucharba, who killed Lugh's father Cian. After Lugh had taken his elaborate revenge, Tuireann died of grief over their graves. He is stated in various portions of Lebor Gabála Érenn to be the same person as Delbáeth Mac Ogma, who is also credited as the father of Brian, Iuchar and...
(Tuatha de Danann) Irish Love Goddess, also known as 'Lady of the Lake'. In Irish mythological legend, Aine was the Goddess who created abundance for all that grows upon Earth. She is also the Goddess of Prosperity, Protector of Women, Animals and the Environment. caroline evans aine fairy watercolor original art painting fantasy