CúChulainn , one of the greatest heroes of Irish mythology and legend, was a warrior in the service of Conchobhar, king of Ulster. Best known for his single-handed defense of Ulster, Cuchulain is said to have lived in the first century B. C .

"The Ulster Cycle " Cú Chulainn Is An Irish Mythological Hero Who Appears In The Stories of Old Irish Mythology - Ireland

Maeve.Queen of Connaght. by jimfitzpatrick Queen Maeve or Medb is one of the main protagonists of the early Irish legend Táin Bó Cúailnge. It is also associated with the fairy queen Queen Mab of Irish and English legend.

Queen of Connaght. by jimfitzpatrick Queen Maeve or Medb is one of the main protagonists of the early Irish legend Táin Bó Cúailnge. It is also associated with the fairy queen Queen Mab of Irish and English legend.

Emer, wife of Cu Chulainn, is an Irish mythological figure. Strong woman.

Emer, wife of Cu Chulainn, is an Irish mythological figure. Goddess of wisdom.

In Irish mythology, Nuada or Nuadu (modern spelling: Nuadha), known by  the epithet Airgetlám (modern spelling:  Airgeatlámh, meaning “silver hand/arm”), was the first king of the  Tuatha Dé Danann. He is cognate with the Gaulish and British god  Nodens. His Welsh equivalent is Nudd or Lludd Llaw Eraint. Nuada was king of the  Tuatha Dé Danann for seven years before they came to Ireland.

: “ In Irish mythology, Nuada or Nuadu (modern spelling: Nuadha), known by the epithet Airgetlám (modern spelling: Airgeatlámh, meaning “silver hand/arm”), was the first king of the Tuatha Dé Danann.

Statues of Faerie King & Queen, Etain & Midir, Ardagh, Ireland.

Statues of Faerie King Queen, Etain Midir, Ardagh, Ireland. Based on one of the best known tales in Irish mythology, "The Wooing of Etain". Midir also spelt Midhir in modern Irish.

Cailleach  Celtic (Irish & Scottish) Goddess of disease and plague. A Destroyer, or Crone, Goddess, she was also called "Veiled One". As the Crone, she ruled with the Maiden and the Mother. Monsterous Dogs guarded the gates of her afterworld realm where she received the dead. Celtic myth has her gatekeeper dog named Dormarth "Death's Door". Irish bards who could curse with satire were often called cainte "dog".

The Cailleach - Celtic (Irish & Scottish) Goddess of disease and plague. A Destroyer and a Crone Goddess, she was also called "Veiled One".

THE DAGDA (Dagda Mór, Daghda, Dagdae, Daghdha) was perhaps the greatest of the gods, given that his name seems to have meant the "Good God". The old Irish tract called "The Choice of Names" tells us that he was a god of the earth; he had a cauldron called "The Undry", in which everyone found food in proportion to his merits, and from which none went away unsatisfied. He also had a living harp; as he played upon it, the seasons came in their order.

Brigid's father and God of Imbolc. Provider and Protector, carrying His cauldron "The Undry" from which all were fed and non unsatisfied.

Maeve by Lamorien.deviantart.com on @deviantART

"Maeve" is a portrait of the warrior queen from Irish Celtic mythology. She is a headstrong and ruthless queen who has ties to the faerie world and plays a crucial role in the Celtic tale of the Cattle Raid of Cooley.

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