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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods  : "Ireland"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Abarta" Ireland Aka Abartach, God of the Tuatha De Danann. or Abarta (performer of feats) was one of the Tuatha Dй Danann. He was also known as the Giolla Deacair (the hard servant) and was associated with Fionn mac Cumhaill. Ireland
God name "Accasbel" Ireland A Partholan who is credited with making the first tavern in Ireland. Most likely was an early God of wine or meade. Rules over the vine harvest, Beltane's blessing of the meade. Ireland
Goddess name "Aebhel aka Aeval" Ireland Goddess who in popular legend is a faery, who held a midnight court to hear the debate on whether the men were keeping their women sexually satisfied. She commanded that the men bow to the women's sexual wishes. Rules over Lust, sex magic, wisdom in making judgements. Ireland
God name "Aesun" Ireland Irish early God whose name means "to be." Most likely part of a lost creation myth. Aesun was also known by the Persians and Umbria and Scandinavia. Ireland
Goddess name "Aibell" Ireland Goddess of Munster whose legends were almost lost until she was 'demoted' to a faery queen. She had in her possession a magickal harp which did her bidding, but which human ears could not hear or else the eavesdropper would soon die. She was associated with stones and leaves. Ireland
Goddess name "Aibheaeg" Ireland Fire Goddess who had a magic well that contained mighty healing powers, especially effective against toothache so long as the petitioner left a small white stone at the well to represent the decayed tooth. She is associated with wells and the number 5. Ireland
Goddess name "Aife aka Aoife" Ireland/Scotland Goddess and queen of the Isle of Shadow. She ran a school for warriors, but her school was less successful than her sister, Scathach's, school. Aife was not vulnerable to magic, and commanded a legion of fierce horsewomen. She stole an alphabet of knowledge from the deities to give to humankind. For that infraction, she was transformed into a crane by the elder deities. Ireland/Scotland
Goddess name "Aige" Ireland Goddess of water and bays Ireland
Goddess name "Aimend" Ireland/Scotland Minor Sun Goddess who is thought to be the daughter of the king of the region known as Corco Loidhe. Ireland/Scotland
Goddess name "Aine" Ireland A faerie Goddess, sister to Fennine, daughter to Egogabal who was a king of the Tuatha de Danann. Ireland
Goddess name "Aine of Knockaine" Ireland Moon Goddess who was connected with the Summer Solstice. Goddess of war, fertility, love and Midsummer Lair Derg Ireland
"Albion the Giant" Britain Fourth son of Neptune, sixth son of Osiris, and brother of Hercules, his mother being Amphitrita. Albion the Giant was put by his father in possession of the isle of Britain, where he speedily subdued the Samotheans, the first inhabitants. His brother Bergion ruled over Ireland and the Orkneys. Another of his brothers was Lestrigo, who subjected Italy.
Goddess name "Almha" Ireland Goddess of the Tuatha De Danann and a hill in southern Ireland was named for her. Ireland
Goddess name "Anu aka Anann" Ireland Dana, Dana-Ana, Catana. Mother Earth, Great Goddess, Greatest of all Goddesses. Another aspect of the Morrigu. The fertility Goddess, sometimes she formed a trinity with Badb and Macha. Her priestesses comforted and taught the dying. Fires were lit for her on Midsummer. Guardian of cattle and health. Ireland
God name "Ard Greimme" Scotland Father of the famed warrioress sister Aife and Scathach. Once a Sun God. Ireland, Scotland
"Ard Greimme" Scotland Means "high power" or "High sun". He is the father of the warrioress sisters Aife and Scathach Ireland/Scotland
God name "Baile" Ireland Baile of the Honeyed Speech, God of Blarney. Rules over quick and clear thinking, speeches, ideas, impressing someone, mental activity, speaking, protection for lovers, blessing magic wands. Ireland
God name "Balor" Ireland God of war, death, inspiration, conquest, martial arts, sky, and fate. Ireland
Goddess name "Ban Chuideachaidh Moire" Ireland Old Goddess who appears in modern Irish legends as the midwife who assisted the Christian Virgin Mary with her birth, and was also a title applied to St. Bridget. A once forgotten Goddess of childbirth. Ireland
Goddess name "Ban Naomha" Ireland Goddess of war Ireland
Goddess name "Banba" Ireland Part of a triad with Fotia and Eriu and as well as an Goddess of the earth Ireland
Spirit name "Banshee" Ireland Grey Lady of Death who haunts certain Irish families. A female Spirit in Gaelic folklore believed to presage, by wailing, a death in a family. Ireland
Goddess name "Bebhionn" Ireland A Goddess of the underworld and of pleasure. Ireland
Goddess name "Bechoil" Ireland Goddess of Melancholia. She was noted for her low levels of enthusiasm and low levels of eagerness for any activity. Ireland
Goddess name "Biddy Mannion" Ireland Goddess of midwives. Ireland
Goddess name "Blathnat" Welsh Maiden form of the triple Goddess Ireland/Welsh
Goddess name "Bo Dhu" Ireland Black cow Goddess. Ireland
Goddess name "Bo Find" Ireland White cow Goddess. Ireland
Goddess name "Bo Ruadh" Ireland Goddess who helped bring fertility to barren. Ireland
Goddess name "Boann" Ireland Goddess of fertility and the river Boyne. Ireland
Goddess name "Branwen" Ireland/Welsh/Manx Venus of the Northern Seas and a Goddess of love. Ireland/Welsh/Manx
King name "Breasal" Welsh/Cornwall A legendary High King of Ireland of the 2nd or 3rd century BCE. Welsh/Cornwall
God name "Bres Maclatha" Ireland Vegetation God. Ireland
Goddess name "Brigit aka Brigid" Ireland Brighit, Bridget ("exalted one") was the daughter of Dagda and wife of Bres of the Fomorians. She had two sisters, also named Brighid, and is considered a classic Celtic Triple Goddess. Ireland
Goddess name "Bronach" Ireland Goddess linked to forgotten Samhain rituals Ireland
"Caer Ibormeith" Ireland A daughter of Sid Uamuin and Prince Ethal Anbuail of Connacht. Every alternate Samhain she would change into a swan, in which form she would remain for a year before becoming human again the following Samhain. Ireland
Goddess name "Caillech aka Cailleach" Ireland/Scotland/Manx Goddess of winter and the Goddess in her destroyer aspect. Ireland/Scotland/Manx
Goddess name "Caireen" Ireland Protective mother Goddess and patron of children. Ireland
Goddess name "Cally Berry" Ireland Maiden Goddess who, whilst her husband grew old and grey, she remained young and beautiful. Ireland
Deities name "Canola" Ireland Believed to be one of the oldest of the Ireland Deities. Ireland
Deities name "Canola" Ireland One of the oldest of the Irish Deities, invented the harp from the sinews of a gutted whale. Ireland
Goddess name "Caolainn" Origin Goddess who was the guardian of a magical well in County Roscommon in western Ireland Her myth is the origin of the 'wishing well'
Goddess name "Carman" Ireland Goddess of County Wexford and black magic. Has roots in the Greek Goddess, Demeter. Ireland
Goddess name "Cathubodia" Britain/Pan-Celtic Breton version of the Ireland Goddess of the earth Banbha. Britain/Pan-Celtic
Goddess name "Ceacht" Ireland Goddess of medicine Ireland
Goddess name "Cebhfhionn" Ireland Goddess of inspiration who was usually found next to the legendary Well of Knowledge from which she filled an endless vessel. Ireland
Goddess name "Cessair" Ireland The first ruler of Ireland and a well known pre-Celtic Mother Goddess figure much like Dana. Ireland
Goddess name "Cethlion" Ireland Goddess of the sea and the Formorians. Was called "crooked teeth. Ireland
Goddess name "Chlaus Haistic" Ireland Ancient Goddess of unknown function who came down to earth as a powerful witch. Ireland
God name "Cian" Ireland God of medicine who went to retrieve a cow which had been stolen by Balor. Ireland
Goddess name "Cliodna" Ireland/Scotland Sea and Otherworld Goddess who usually took the form of a sea bird and therefore symbolized the Celtic afterlife. Ireland/Scotland
Goddess name "Corchen" Ireland/Manx Ancient snake Goddess of which very little is known. Ireland/Manx
Goddess name "Cred aka Creide" Ireland/Scotland Fairy Queen Goddess who is associated with Dana's mountains, the Paps of Anu. She vowed never to sleep until she found a man who could create for her the most majestic poem ever penned. Ireland/Scotland
God name "Credne" Ireland God of metallurgy and smithing who worked in bronze. Ireland
God name "Credne aka Creidhne" Ireland A son of Brigid and Tuireann and the artificer of the Tuatha De Danann, working in bronze, brass and gold. He and his brothers Goibniu and Luchtaine were known as the Tri Dee Dana, the three Gods of art, who forged the weapons which the Tuatha De used to battle the Fomorians. Ireland
Goddess name "Crobh Dearg" Ireland "the red claw." Goddess of war. Ireland
God name "Cromm Cruaich" Ireland Ancient deity, a harvest, death and sacrificial God. It is thought human sacrifices were once made to him at Samhain. Ireland
Goddess name "Crone" Ireland Third aspect of the Triple Goddess. She signifies old age or death, winter, the end of all things, the waning moon, post-mentrual phases of women's lives. Ireland
Hero name "Cuchulainn" Ireland The pre-eminent Hero of Ulster in the Ulster Cycle. Ireland
God name "Dagda" Ireland God of the earth, death, rebirth and long life. He was famous as a warrior, harpist and he liked his porridge. Ireland
Goddess name "Dana" Ireland/Welsh Goddess, ancestor of mortal celtic people. Ireland/Welsh
Goddess name "Danu" Ireland Major mother Goddess ancestress of the Tuatha De Danann. She gave her name to the Tuatha De Dannan (People of the Goddess Danu). Another aspect of the Morrigu. Ireland
Goddess name "Dechtere aka Dechtire" Ireland Goddess who alternately takes on the images of maiden, mother and crone. Ireland
"Dobby's Walk" Ireland The goblin's haunt or beat. Dobby is an archaic word for a goblin or brownie.
Goddess name "Domnu" Ireland Goddess of the Formorians Ireland
Goddess name "Don" Welsh Goddess who is called a god of death Ireland/Welsh
God name "Donn" Ireland God of the underworld, the Dark One responsible for the passage of the dead to the underworld. Ireland
Goddess name "Duan Luteh" Ireland Goddess of the moon Ireland
Goddess name "Dubh Lacha" Ireland Early Goddess of the sea Ireland
Goddess name "Eadon" Ireland Goddess of poetry. Ireland
God name "Easal" Ireland/Manx God of abundance and prosperity. He gave the sons of Tuirrean seven magic pigs, which reappeared the day after they were eaten. Ireland/Manx
Goddess name "Ebhlinne" Ireland Goddess of Munster and midsummer, once a sun or fire Goddess. Ireland
Goddess name "Echtghe" Ireland Believed to be another form of Dana, the first Great Mother Goddess of Ireland.
Goddess name "Eibhir" Ireland Goddess of the sun, described as being a yellow-haired "stranger from another land." Ireland/Manx
Goddess name "Eithne" Ireland Old Goddess who lived off nothing but the milk of a sacred Indian cow and was protected by a spirit who chased away all would-be suitors. Ireland
Goddess name "Eri" Ireland Eri of the Golden Hair, Virgin Goddess of the Tuatha De Danann. Ireland
Goddess name "Eriu" Ireland One of the three queens of the Tuatha De Danann and Goddess of fertility. Ireland
Goddess name "Etain" Ireland Goddess of war Ireland
Goddess name "Fachea" Ireland Goddess of poetry and patron of bards. Ireland
Goddess name "Fea or fee" Ireland A war Goddess. Ireland
Spirit name "Fear Dearg" Ireland I.e. Red Man. A house-Spirit of Munster. Ireland
"Fedelma" Ireland A fairy Queen who can be invoked to increase psychic abilities. Ireland
Goddess name "Finncaev" Ireland A Goddess of love, beauty and fertility. Ireland
King name "Finvarra" Ireland Is the High King of the Daoine Sidhe in Irish folklore. In some legends, he is also the King of the Dead. Finvarra is a benevolent figure who ensures good harvests, strong horses, and great riches to those who will assist him. Ireland
God name "Fionn Mac Cumhal" Ireland/Scotland/Manx Ancient hunter-warrior God. Ireland/Scotland/Manx
"Fland" Greek The delinquent daughter of Flidais who grew up to become an evil water sprite who lures swimmers to their deaths. Ireland.
Goddess name "Flidais (Watch-Out-Dear)" Ireland A huntress and archer fond of the chase. A Celtic Artemis except, whereas Artemis was a virgin Goddess, Flidais was very fond of jolly bonking. Ireland
Goddess name "Fotla" Ireland A patron Goddess of Ireland and the wife of the Tuatha King MacCeacht.
Goddess name "Fuamnach" Ireland Midir's first wife and a witch Goddess. When Midir fell in love with Etain and married her, Fuamnach got so jealous that she cast several spells on her, but she did not succeed. Ireland
Goddess name "Garbh Ogh" Ireland Giantess and Goddess of the hunt Ireland
God name "Goibbiu" Ireland God of the blacksmith craft, brews beers which grants immortality to the drinker. Ireland
Goddess name "Grainne" Ireland/Scotland/Manx Master herbalist and Goddess of the sun. Ireland/Scotland/Manx
"Grantorto" Ireland A giant who withheld the inheritance of Irena. Ireland
Goddess name "Grian" Ireland Faery Goddess from County Tipperary and a goddess of war. Ireland
Spirit name "Guaire" Ireland Guardian god/Spirit of Bruigh. Ireland
Goddess name "Hintubuhet" New Ireland Is/ Melanesia This Goddess is a supreme being, however she is androgynous
Goddess name "Inghean" Ireland One of the sisters who made up a triple Goddess and goddess of summer. Ireland
Goddess name "Kele De" Ireland Very old Goddess Ireland
Goddess name "Lassair" Ireland Goddess of midsummer. Ireland
"Leprechaun" Ireland A fairy shoemaker. Ireland
Goddess name "Levarcham" Ireland Goddess of physical prowess Ireland
Goddess name "Liban" Ireland Goddess of lakes Ireland
God name "Lir" Ireland God of the ocean. Ireland
"Lir" Ireland Father of Fionmala. On the death of Fingula, the mother of his daughter, he married the wicked Aoife, who, through spite, transformed the children of Lir into swans, doomed to float on the water till they heard the first mass-bell ring. Ireland
God name "Llyr" Welsh God of the sea and water Ireland/Welsh
Goddess name "Logia" Ireland Goddess of the Lagan River Ireland
Goddess name "Lot" Ireland Hideous Formorian war Goddess and goddess of physical prowess and strength Ireland
Goddess name "Luaths Lurgann" Ireland Goddess of midwives. Ireland
Goddess name "Luaths Lurgann" Ireland Luaths Lurgann "the speedy-footed one" Warrior Goddess who was known the fastest runner in Ireland.
"Lubins" Ireland A species of goblins in Normandy that take the form of wolves, and frequent churchyards. They are very timorous, and take flight at the slightest noise.
God name "Luchtain" Ireland Minor God of war and death. Ireland
God name "Luchtar Lud" Welsh Chief God Ireland/Welsh
God name "Lud" Welsh Chief God Ireland/Welsh
God name "Lug" Ireland God of commerce, magic and war. Ireland
"MacCecht" Ireland He was a man of strong and fear. inspiring countenance. The shaft of his lance was the weight of a plough-yoke. He had a wooden shield covered with plates of iron, and upright in his hand he held a spear from the iron point of which blood dripped. Ireland
King name "MacCuill" Ireland Son of the hazel, one of the last Tuath Kings, was so-called because he worshipped the hazel. Fairies danced beneath the hawthorn. Ogham tablets were of yew. Lady Wilde styled the elder a sacred tree; and the blackthorn, to which the Irishman is said to be still devoted, was a sacred tree. Ireland
"MacGreine" Ireland 'Son of the Sun', he was the husband of Eriu. Ireland
"Macha" Ireland One of the greatest of the women of the Tuatha de Danaan, she fed on the heads of men slain in battle. She, along with Badb and Morrigu, used powers of enchantment to bring mists, clouds of darkness, and showers of fire and blood over the Firbolgs at Teamhair for three days. The daughter of Emmass, she was killed by Balor in the second battle of Mag Tuireadh. Ireland
"Maeltine Mor-Brethach" Ireland Maeltine Mor-Brethach - styled 'of the Great Judgments', he was a wise man of the Tuatha De Danaan who advised Lugh not to spare the life of Bres after the second battle of Magh Tuireadh. Ireland
Goddess name "Maeve" Ireland Mother Goddess who is the apotheosis of the land Ireland
Goddess name "Magh Mor" Ireland Firbolg princess/Goddess Ireland
God name "Manannan Mac Lir" Ireland/Welsh/Scots The God of the sea. He is often seen as a psychopomp, whose responsibility is to escort newly-deceased souls to the afterlife, and considered to have strong connections to the Otherworld islands of the dead, the weather, and the mists between the worlds. Ireland/Welsh/Scots
"Mata" Ireland The Sea-Turtle that could suck down a man in armour. Ireland
"Mathgen" Ireland Mathgen - the great magician of the Tuatha de Danaan who had the power to topple mountains onto his enemies. Ireland
King name "Matholwch" Ireland A King of Ireland, is a character in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi
King name "Medhbh" Irish Queen of Connacht in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. Her father was Eochaid Feidlech, the High King of Ireland. Her best-known husband was Ailill mac Mata, although she had several husbands before him, all of whom were Kings of Connacht while they were married to her.
"Miach" Ireland A son of Diancecht and brother of Airmed, he was better at healing than his father. He replaced the silver hand that Diancecht had fashioned for Nuada with Nuada's original hand and healed it. Diancecht, jealous of his son's healing powers, killed him. But 365 healing herbs sprang up from his grave. Ireland
"Mide" Ireland The son of Brath, he kindled the first fire that was ever kindled in Ireland, at Uisnech, for the sons of Nemed. Ireland
"Midir" Ireland Owned three magical cranes which stood outside his house denying entry or hospitality to anyone who approached. They were stolen by Athirne. Ireland
"Mog Ruith" Ireland A powerful blind druid of Munster who lived on Valentia Island, County Kerry. He could grow to enormous size, and his breath caused storms and turned men to stone. He wore a hornless bull-hide and a bird mask, and flew in a machine called the roth ramach, the "oared wheel". He had an ox-driven chariot in which night was as bright as day, a star-speckled black shield with a silver rim, and a stone which could turn into a poisonous eel when thrown in water. Ireland
Goddess name "Mor" Ireland Goddess of the sun and dam of the kings of Munster Ireland
"Moruadh" Ireland Irish mermaids, they resemble human women but with webbed hands and fin-like feet. Ireland
Goddess name "Muireartach" Ireland Goddess of the ocean Ireland
Goddess name "Muireartach" Scotland Battle Goddess Ireland/Scotland
"Naas" Ireland Wife of Lugh who died in county Kildere. Ireland
Goddess name "Nair" Ireland Goddess best known for escorting High King Crebhan to the Otherworld Ireland
God name "Neit" Ireland A God of war, the husband of Nemain, and sometimes of the Badb. Ireland
"Nekmet" Arabic Ireland
Goddess name "Nemain" Ireland One of the triune crone Goddesses of battle Ireland
God name "Nemglan" Ireland Bird God who fathered Conaire Mor Ireland
"Niamh" Ireland The daughter of Manannan mac Lir and Queen of Tir na nOg. She came down on a magical horse, Embarr, one day and asked Fionn mac Cumhail if his son Oisin would come with her to Tir na nOg. Oisin agreed and went with her to The Land of Youth. Ireland
God name "Nuadu" Ireland Tribal God of healing and water Ireland
"Odras" Ireland Refused to let her cow be mated with the bull belonging to the Morrigan. So they took the cow away and she followed them to the underworld where she was turned into a pool of water. Ireland
God name "Oenghus" Ireland A God of love, youth and poetic inspiration. Ireland
"Onaugh or Oona" Ireland A munster queen and the faery wife of the Tuatha leader Finvarra. Ireland
"Ouphe" Ireland A fairy or goblin.
"Queen Maeve" Ireland A protagonist in the story of the Cattle Raid of Cooley. Ireland
Goddess name "Rhiannon" Ireland Chthonic Goddess of birds and horses. Ireland
"Scathach" Ireland "She Who Strikes Fear". She lived on the Isle of Shadow in the Hebrides and trained the greatest of Ireland's warriors. Ireland
God name "Sentanta, Lugh" Ireland Sentanta the sun God, Lugh, who was a warrior-hero, a sorcerer and master of crafts. Tuatha De Danann
"Sheela Na Gig" Britain Figurative carvings of naked women displaying an exaggerated vulva. They are found on churches, castles and other buildings, particularly in Ireland and Britain, sometimes together with male figures.
God name "Shoney" Scotland Sea faeries living off the coast of Scotland and Northern Ireland. Originally a single God of the North Sea Ireland/Scotland/Manx
God name "Siddhi" Ireland Old Gods who live it in the hills Ireland
Goddess name "Sin" Ireland Patron Goddess of warriors. Ireland
Goddess name "Sionnan" Ireland Goddess of the River Shannon Ireland
King name "Slaine" Ireland Slaine mac Dela of the Fir Bolg, the first legendary High King of Ireland
"Slaine mac Partholoin" Ireland One of the first group of settlers of Ireland after the Flood
God name "Somhlth" Ireland/Scotland/Manx God who had no corporeal incarnation apart from pure masculine energy. Ireland/Scotland/Manx
"St. Patrick" Ireland Patrick and the Serpent. According to tradition, St. Patrick cleared Ireland of its vermin; one old serpent resisted him; but St. Patrick overcame it by cunning. He made a box, and invited the serpent to enter it. The serpent objected, saying it was too small; but St. Patrick insisted it was quite large enough to be comfortable. After a long contention, the serpent got in to prove it was too small, when St. Patrick slammed down the lid, and threw the box into the sea. To complete this wonderful tale, the legend says the waves of the sea are made by the writhings of this serpent, and the noise of the sea is that of the serpent imploring the saint to release it.
Goddess name "Taillte" Ireland Goddess of Lughnasadh and associated with the harvest of the first grains, especially wheat. Ireland
"The Giants' Dance" Britain Stonehenge, which Geoffrey of Monmouth says was removed from Killaraus, a mountain in Ireland, by the magical skill of Merlin. Britain
Goddess name "Tlachtga" Ireland Goddess of sacrifice. Ireland
God name "Trograin" Ireland A tribal God who was overshadowed by Lug. Ireland
God name "Tuan MacCarell" Ireland A God of animals and woodlands. Ireland
"Tuatha De Dananmn" Ireland Collective name for the final pantheon. Ireland
Goddess name "Turrean" Ireland Goddess who was transformed into the first large, shaggy Irish Wolfhound by Uchtdealbh, a jealous faery queen. Ireland
Goddess name "Uairebhuidhe" Ireland Bird Goddess and possibly a goddess of death. Ireland
Goddess name "Uathach" Ireland/Scotland Goddess who trained warriors. One of the mistresses of Cuchulain. Ireland/Scotland
God name "Ulster" Ireland Iubdan of the Faylinn, Ulster God Ireland
Spirit name "White Lady" Ireland White Lady Of Ireland the banshee or domestic Spirit of a family.