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Lugh

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(light, brightness). Irish. Considered the chief Lord of the Tuatha De Danaan, the Celtic Zeus. His archetype appears to derive from an early solar deity, and he has many epithets and sobriquets, among which: Lamhfhada, Long-arm, refering to his skill with spear or sling; Samildanach, much-skilled, having many talents; Ildanach, seer; and Maicnia, boy-warrior.

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Rath Lugh Independent Survey
Feb 25, 2008 Rath Lugh National Monument Photographs by Rath Lugh Solidarity vigil .
NOTES ON LUGHNASSAD
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Irish Rep to Present 20th Anniversary Production of Dancing at Lughnasa
Winner of the 1992 Tony Award for Best Play, the work summons back the memories of the end of the summer of 1936 on the eve of the celebration of the Harvest God, Lugh.
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Lughnasadh originated as one of the four main Celtic fire festivals and was dedicated to the Celtic god Lugh/Lugus the many-skilled (or, in the case of Ireland, Lugh's foster-mother Tailtiu).
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Lugh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lug or Lugh is an Irish deity represented in mythological texts as a hero and High King of the distant past.
Lugh
Name: Lugh Lámhfada / Lugaid / Lugaidh / Lonnansclech/ Luga/ Lámfada/. 'Light' 'Long-Handed'.
Lugh - New Tara
Lugh was, and is, perhaps the most popular of the Celtic gods.
Lugh, Master of Skills
Lugh is the Celtic god honored for his skills and gifts as a craftsman. He is the god of blacksmiths, metal-workers and artisans.
Lugh
Lugh gained entrance to the Tuatha De Danann by declaring himself the master of all arts--Samildánach.