Tag: celtic

Urisk

The Urisk (Scottish Gaelic for “water man”) is a type of brownie. Although he can be helpful herding cattle, grinding, and threshing corn, he is a woman chaser. His ugly […]

Posted August 24, 2011

Tuatha de Danann

Tuatha de Danann are race of people in Irish mythology, whom are associated with fairies as their origin. Supposedly, they’ve gone into hiding to prevent their extinction. Name Meaning: People […]

Posted August 23, 2011

Seelie

The Seelie are one of two factions of faerie according to British lore. They are the good faerie who bring luck and good fortune to humans. They roam the earth […]

Posted August 22, 2011

Queen Mab

Queen Mab is the traditional queen of the fairy folk. Other Name(s): Mab, Mabh, Medb, Medhbh, Maeve and Queen Wolf Folklore Origin: Celtic Folklore Task(s) & Power(s): Rules over the […]

Posted August 19, 2011

Morgan Le Fay

Morgan le Fay was King Arthur’s half-sister and a powerful sorceress. Though she retained her magical power, her character changed from being a goddess to just a human. However, though […]

Posted August 15, 2011

Leanan sídhe

Leanan sidhe is a fairy-lover and dark muse who continuously seeks out male companions to fulfill her sexually vampiric cravings. Other Name(s): Lhiannan shee, Lliannan-She, Leanan Sidhe Name Meaning(s): Barrow-lover […]

Posted August 13, 2011

Iron

Iron has been used for centuries to battle forces of evil. It is used to break bewitchments, repel evil people and spirits, and in some cases to absorb the evil […]

Posted August 10, 2011

Glamour

Glamour is magic that creates an illusion. An ugly old hut may appear as a beautiful castle, a snake as a handsome man, and a handful of berries as a […]

Posted August 8, 2011

Fand

Fand is a fairy queen, who was once married to the sea god Manannan. She is associated with an early Irish sea goddess, and is also associated with pleasure, youth […]

Posted August 6, 2011