Tuatha De Danann

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Synonyms for Tuatha De Danann

race of Celtic gods or demigods

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(3) See Noel who discusses the Tuatha De Danann. Also, see Burns who compares Tolkien's Elves to the Tuatha De Danann.
The Best of Dolores Keane draws from her collaborations with Emmylou Harris, De Danann, Liam Bradley, and Mick Hanly, as well as material from her solo albums.
Hailing from a talented, musical background (her father was an acclaimed fiddler and her mother a successful singer), Mary performed in her family's group alongside future recording artist sister, Frances and sang with Irish traditional outfit, De Danann, in the early eighties.
Here one might also wish to compare the Celtic myth of Miach, murdered son of the Tuatha De Danann physician Dian Cecht, from the joints and sinews of whose body grow 365 medicinal herbs.
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.
Six months ago, Danann Breathnach was signing on the dole in Dublin.
Little, who was standing in for regular presenters Lisa Snowdon and Danann Breathnach, is currently starring in the West End show Presence, at London's Royal Court Theatre.
References to him in Math son of Mathonwy and early Welsh poetry reveal him as wizard and entertainer par excellence, as well as hinting at his ancestry as son of Don, the Celtic goddess whose children in Irish tradition are called the Tuatha De Danann, 'the Tribes of the Goddess Danu'.(8) Even the late ballad 'Glasgerion' mentioned by Robinson and found in Child would seem to reflect Gwydion's supernatural power over nature:
After defeating the Tuatha De Danann, the Sons of Mil came to worship them as gods.
"An enormously talented musician and an influential bouzouki player and founding member of De Danann, Alec helped bring Irish music to the attention of a global audience.
Unbeknownst to Liam, Caileaan has watched and waited for his return in order to fulfill the prophecy of the Tuatha De Danann and pledge anew, to protect the sidhe and their secrets from the evil Famhoire, who wish to destroy the fragile bond between mortals and sidhe.
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.