The following is a collection of essays and articles concerning the
Gods and Ancestors within predominately Irish and Welsh cultural
mythology. Some of the articles include information from neighboring
cultural references including Britain, France, Germany, Isle of Man,
and Scotland. One series of essays also details some of the
relationships between Irish and Welsh mythology.
Additional information about fairies and folk traditions can also be referenced within the Folklore section of this website.
- Aes Dana
The Aes Dana, or Aes Sidhe as the Wild Hunt and other related information.
- Aio mac Ollamain
A poet of the Tuatha de Danann.
The wife of Oscar, who was a descendant of Finn MacCumhaill.
Daughter of Cormac mac Airt.
- Aillinn and Baile
Two lovers from enemy kingdoms who attempt a secret tryst.
A local fairy guardian.
A very long and detailed article about the Goddess Brigit from Heathen
to Christian times. Due to the length of the article it is divided into
[ Part 1 |
Part 2 |
Part 3 |
Part 4 |
Part 5 |
Part 6 |
Part 7 |
Part 8 ]
Information about an ancient goddess in Ireland named Ceara.
- Cailleach Bheara
An article about the Cailleach as she appears in Irish, Scottish, Manx, and Welsh
- Fionn mac Cumhaill and the Fianna
Information about Fionn mac Cumhaill and the Fianna of Ireland.
- Story of Michael
The story of a young man who fights a great beast who terrorized the countryside.
An article about the Welsh goddess Arianrhod. Includes information about folklore
and stories which are associated with her, as well as Caer Arianrhod.
- Beli Mawr
A description of Beli Mawr including historical excerpts regarding his
personage, information regarding his place of burial, and his position within
the Welsh pantheon.
Irish-Welsh Comparative Mythology
- Beli and Bile
A comparison between the Welsh Beli Mawr and the Irish Bile.
- Don and Dana
A comparison between the Welsh Don and the Irish Dana.
- River Goddesses
Names of Western European Goddesses, predominately Irish, and the rivers which bear their names.
A Gaulic God found in many cultures, the name of which can be found with slight
linguistic differences in the Irish Finn and the Welsh Gwynn.