Tuatha De Danann

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Synonyms for Tuatha De Danann

race of Celtic gods or demigods

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The Fir Bolg were progeny of Semeon, grandson to Nemed, who had been forced to flee Ireland when the country was taken over by the Fomoire; another grandson of Nemed, Beothach, fathered the people who would become known as the Tuatha De Danann.
The description of the Celtic goddess Etain, a member of either the Tuatha De Danann or Sidhe, closely resembles that of Goldberry.
She had failed to win over hurdles or fences before this season, but she got off the mark over fences at Tralee in August, beating subsequent winner Tuatha De Danann by three and a half lengths off an official mark of 72.
There is little between Market Mariner and Tuatha de Danann on last month's Downpatrick form, but Paddy Flood's presence on the former may swing the balance in the Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle.
On page 165, the names given the "three classes" into which the mythic Tuatha De Danann divided their society are absurd (even in "Celtic"), as are the translations provided for them.
And joint bottom-weight Tuatha De Danann has rock-solid each-way prospects in the www.
Russell went on to complete a double to put him back on top in the jockeys' championship when Tuatha De Danann gained due reward for her consistency when bolting up in the 2m2f handicap hurdle, never coming off the bridle in beating Parsons Hall by a dozen lengths.
Lugh led the Tuatha De Danann to victory in the second Battle of Magh Tuireadh.