Tuatha De Danann

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Synonyms for Tuatha De Danann

race of Celtic gods or demigods

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Brendish has owned Danaan Prince since his early racing days, when he was trained by Richard Hannon.
Local colleen Danaan O'Doherty (Marci Hill), heartbroken over former lover Michael's departure, proceeded to have a child with Tadhg.
In times past they were believed to be the habitations of the mythical Tuatha de Danaan race.
As the invaders approach the island, Dalan, a Druid and Brehon who interprets the code of law, is desperately trying to strike a truce between Brocan, king of the Fir-Bolg, and Cecht, king of the Danaan.
Dolores Keane's roots are in Irish traditional music: she grew up in County Galway and began recording at the age of five; she went on to become one of the founding members of De Danaan before she embarked on her solo career in the 1980s.
Occasionally appearing in furred or feathered guises, the Tuatha de Danaan (People of the goddess Danu) were the defeated deities of Neolithic Ireland, driven by the Celts' own gods into the hollow hills.
Most generally, it emphasizes, as the young Yeats would have appreciated, the legendary associations Innisfree had for both him and his father; and, more specifically, by placing the figure of the chieftain at the centre of things, it reveals both Yeats's indebtedness to William Wood-Martin's History of Sligo, County and Town (1882-92): there Wood-Martin described the island's connection to the legend of Free, an ill-fated young warrior, a story Yeats would use in 'The Danaan Quicken Tree' in 1893.
Danaan was used to refer to the soldiery; Argos, a geographical term, to refer to the lowlands of the Peloponnese and Hellas to describe northern or middle Greece.
Lancaster: Eduardo Cunha (NHS, H), Daniel Daum (NHS), Rachel Ebers, Priscilla Fernandes, Danaan Hall, Justin Hernandez (NHS, HH), Christopher Milliron.
After this peek at the simmering ingredients in the Cauldron of Story, Annie Kinniburgh shows us what use Tolkien made of some elements of Celtic folklore by tracing similarities between Tolkien's Noldor and the Irish Tuatha De Danaan, demonstrating that his Elves owe at least as much to this heritage as to the Norse alfar.
Her cousin, Colm O'Donnell, leads the successful Border Collie Band and another cousin, Tommy Fleming, has mapped out a successful solo singing career since leaving Irish super-group De Danaan.
that the British people are the House of Israel, the descendants and heirs of those Ten Tribes (altogether distinct from the Jews) who disappeared from history about the Christian AEra on the western verge of Asia, came into Europe with the huge Scythic migrations, slowly traveled still westward by different routes under different names, Danaan, Saxons, Normans, and finally re-united here in the "Isles of the West," to send forth their legions after a while to girdle the World with "great circles" of empire.
The area is littered with hundreds of ancient fortifications, many dating from bronze age era 1750BC-500BC, the time of the Tuatha De Danaan.
Many tales revolve around the Tuatha de Danaan, the People of the Goddess Dana, Ireland's pantheon of shadowy Neolithic deities who were banished into an underworld existence by the hero gods of the invading Celts.
After the Blue Raiders opened with a 7-2 run, SLA came back with baskets from Gagnon and senior Danaan Hall.