Celtic Mythology

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Celtic Mythology

Explore the gods and goddesses, myths, creatures and cosmology of Celtic folklore.

Cu Chulainn, Celtic Warrior Hero
Warrior Hero

Cu Chulainn

Cú Chulainn was the great hero of the Ulster Cycle. Champion of the Irish kingdom of Ulster, he was the son of gods, lover of fairy-queens, and enemy of many worthy foes.

Cernunnos, Celtic God of the Wild
God of the Wild

Cernunnos

Cernunnos was the horned god, the master of wild places and things. He was a mysterious Gaelic deity, whose name is now used to refer to many nameless horned deities of the Celtic world.

Brigid, Celtic Goddess of Fertility
Goddess of Fertility

Brigid

Brigid, the Exalted One, was the flame-haired Irish goddess of fertility, poetry, and the dawn. Sometimes known as the Goddess of the Wells, Brigid was one of Ireland’s most prominent deities.

The Morrigan, Celtic Phantom Queen
Phantom Queen

Morrigan

The Morrígan, or “Phantom Queen,” was a fearsome Celtic deity and Irish goddess of death and battle. A trio of sisters who appeared as a crow, she was the keeper of fate and purveyor of prophecy.

Celtic Gods and Goddesses

Explore the Celtic pantheon and rediscover the classic Irish, Welsh and British gods including the Dagda, the Morrigan, Lugh, Danu, Cernunnos, Brigid and more.

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Cu Chulainn, Celtic Warrior Hero
Medb, Celtic Queen of Connacht
The Morrigan, Celtic Phantom Queen
Cernunnos, Celtic God of the Wild
Lugh, Celtic God of Nobility
Brigid, Celtic Goddess of Fertility
Cailleach, Celtic Goddess of Winter
Herne the Hunter, Celtic Ghost
Arawn, Celtic Lord of Annwn
Ceridwen, Celtic Goddess of Inspiration
Taranis, Celtic God of Thunder
Taliesin, Celtic Chief of Bards
Gwydion fab Don, Celtic Trickster Deity
Medb, Celtic Queen of Connacht
Queen of Connacht

Medb

Medb was the Queen of Connacht, a proud, cunning, and promiscuous woman from the Celtic Ulster Cycle. She is best known for initiating the Cattle Raid of Cooley to steal Ulster’s prize stud bull.

The Dagda, Chief of the Tuatha de Danann
Chief of the Tuatha de Danann

Dagda

The Dagda, or “good god,” was a Celtic deity and the club-wielding chief of the Irish Tuatha dé Danann. Highly skilled and wise beyond measure, he was associated with fertility, agriculture, life, and death.

Lugh, Celtic God of Nobility
God of Nobility

Lugh

Lugh of the Long Arm was the Irish god of kings, justice, and rulership. Master of all arts, Lugh served as chief Ollam of the Tuatha Dé Danann; he was also a cunning trickster and the wielder of Assal, the lightning spear.

Taliesin, Celtic Chief of Bards
Chief of Bards

Taliesin

Taliesin was the great Chief of Bards, a Welsh poet and advisor of kings. He served in the courts of several Briton kings, including the legendary King Arthur.