Túatha Dé Danann – Delbaeth

DELBAETH after The Dagda, ten years in the kingdom of Ireland, until he and his son (Ollam) fell at the hands of Caicher son of Nama, brother of Nechtan.¹ Named as the successor to the Dagda and the sixth king of the TDD dynasty, much has already been touched upon in relation to Delbaeth. In… Continue reading Túatha Dé Danann – Delbaeth

Túatha Dé Danann – Lug

Cian son of Dian Cecht whose other name was Scal Balb, gave her (Tailltiu) his son in fosterage, namely Lug, whose mother was Eithne daughter of Balar.¹ As discussed Nuadu Airgetlam was a known deity, not on the continent of Europe but more locally to England and Ireland. Lug by comparison, extends over the whole… Continue reading Túatha Dé Danann – Lug

Túatha Dé Danann – Origin

Their origin is uncertain, whether they were of demons or of men¹ The Túatha Dé Danann, the ‘People of the Gods of Danand’, by their association with pagan deities, have excited and inspired Irish folklore for generations. Their legacy has found its way into popular culture through the medium of film; (Hellboy II: The Golden… Continue reading Túatha Dé Danann – Origin