Túatha Dé Danann – Bress

Bress died in Carn ui Neit, by the treachery of Lug, with no fullness of falsehood: for him it was a cause of quarrel indeed, drinking bog-stuff in the guise of milk.¹ How might the long established tradition of a regnal name, used by monarchs and popes during their reigns to identify them, be connected… Continue reading Túatha Dé Danann – Bress

Túatha Dé Danann – Landing

Now such was the greatness of their knowledge, that they came without ships or vessels, and lighted upon the mountain of Conmaicne Rein in Connachta.¹ Following the supposed magical or demonic mode of transport used by the TDD, their places of landing are given as ‘Conmaicne Rein’, the region of present-day south Leitrim, ‘Conmaicne Cuile’,… Continue reading Túatha Dé Danann – Landing