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Goibhniu

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(smith). Irish. A God of smithcraft, one of a trio (see also Credne and Luchta ). Aside from his craftsmanship, he is known as the provider of the Fled Goibnenn, a Sacred Feast. Associated, among other things, with brewcrafting, he is said to have formulated a draught of immortality; note the similarity with the Greco-Roman Hephaestus/Vulcan, a divine smith who was also a brewer. His name survives in Abergavenny (Goibhniu's River).

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Goibhniu {gwiv'-nee-oo} - he is the god of blacksmiths and other such metal crafts .
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Goibhniu - smithing and craftwork. 11. Lugh - shining master of all skills.
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I might be able to trust Goibhniu, but I'd never be able to trust a faery.
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In Irish mythology Goibniu (Old Irish) or Goibhniu (Modern Irish – pronounced ˈɡovʲnʲu or gov-nu) was the smith of the Tuatha Dé Danann.
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Jul 24, 2006 Her other possible sons were Cian (Kian), Sawan and Goibhniu by Dian Cécht. Danu was also known by another name – Brigit.