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Mythic Heroes of Celtic Ireland
The Celtic mythology of Ireland is best summarized as consisting of four broad cycles. This month's article deals with mythic Celtic mortals, figures who populate the stories in the second and third cycles below. Four Cycles of Irish Mythology Foundation...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
("The Shadowy One" or "She Who Strikes Fear") Sgathach or Skadi. Irish/Scottish. Warrior woman and prophetess. The Goddess of martial arts. The destroyer aspect of the Dark Goddess. A great sword warrior and instructor. Patroness of...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
(Shadowed) Irish/Scottish. "Lady of Shadows", or, "of the Shadowy Isle". She is a warrior, with additional associations in smithcraft and oracular wisdom. She dwells in Albannach (Scotland), on (most tales agree) the Isle of Skye (Scaith),...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
(Spectral). Irish/Scottish. Daughter of Scathach and, like Her, a lover of CuChulainn....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Morgan le Fay
The final incarnation of the Irish valkyrie Morrigan, Morgan plays a critical but ambiguous role in the Arthurian cycle. Portrayed as a mortal female deeply learned in Magick and a close relative of Arthur's (maternal half-sister), she is always at odds with...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Story of the Celts: The Celts of Ireland
The Celts of Ireland [ 33 ] The Celts arrived in Ireland by 350 B.C (some say earlier) and they thrive there to this day. A claim might be made that the Celtic Irish are among the world's oldest nationality groups. Despite periods when foreigners tried in...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish

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This turned out to be a rather eclectically-themed historical tableau, featuring two contemporary Kelly's, Kildare footballer Niall and Clare hurler Tony, a couple of armed Irish Volunteers, a pair of Wolfhounds and Cúchulainn.
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He's the epitome of the heroic Celt, the embodiment of Ireland's mythic past in the public imagination.
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A brave and fearless warrior trained in the art of combat by renowned warrior-woman Scáthach, Cúchulainn is best known for the story of his single-handed defeat of the armies of Queen Maeve of Connacht in the famous Táin Bó Cúailnge (Cattle Raid of ...
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'The steadfast rock on which local scouting is built'
Michael McCarron receiving the Order of CuChulainn award, the highest scouting award for adults, from Ireland s Chief Scout at the Errigal County Scout Founder s Day celebrations in Carndonagh on Sunday afternoon last. Michael has completed 40 years ...

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