An tigh geatha
In druidry an tigh geatha refers to the outer order.
In British mythology, Andraste is a warrior goddess. She was invoked by Queen
Boudicca when she revolted against the Roman invaders.
In Irish mythology, Angus Og is the god of love and beauty.
In British mythology, annwn is the otherworld.
In Celtic mythology Arduina is the goddess of woodlands, wild life, the hunt
and the moon; Guardian and Eponym of the Ardennes Forest.
In Welsh Celtic mythology, Arianrhod (Silver-Wheel) was the virgin white
goddess of birth, initiation, death and rebirth. She Who turns the circle of
Avalon is the place where King Arthur is said to have gone after disappearing.
It is a sort of fairy land.
In Irish mythology, Badb was one of the giantess forms of Morrigan. She was
sufficiently tall to place a foot on either side of a river.
In Gaelic folklore, a banshee is a female spirit whose wailing outside a house
foretells the death of one of its inhabitants.
A bard was an order of druid. The bard's office was to supervise, regulate and
to lead. His robe was sky blue, symolising justice and truth.
In Celtic mythology, Bebhionm was a giantess from the Maiden's Land far off the
West coast of Ireland known for her beauty and seduction.
Bel (Belenos) was the Celtic god of light.
Beltane is the Celtic festival of the god of light. It is held on May the 1st,
and is the spring equivalent of Hallowe'en. Formerly in England dancing took
place to may poles in village greens to celebrate the festival, but this
practice subsided during the 1970s and is now almost extinct.
In English mythology, Bladud was the father of King Lear, and was said to have
founded Bath having been cured by its waters.
In Irish mythology, Boann is the goddess of rivers.
In Gaelic mythology, Brighid (Brigit) was the goddess of metalwork, smiths,
poetic inspiration and therapy. With christianity she evolved into Saint Brigit.
The brownie is a spirit popular in Scottish folk-lore. Brownies haunt houses,
and if treated well will help with the drudgery of the housework while the
In English Celtic mythology, Camulus (heaven) was a god of war identified by
the Romans with Mars. He gave his name to the town of Camulodunum, now called
In Celtic mythology, Cernunnos was the god of the underworld and of animals. He
is depicted as a man with the antlers of a stag.
In Welsh mythology, Cerridwen is the goddess of dark prophetic powers. She is
the keeper of the cauldron of the underworld, in which inspiration and divine
knowledge are brewed.
In Celtic mythology, Conchobar was the King of Ulster whose intended bride,
Deidre, eloped with Noisi. Conchobar killed Deidre's husband and his brothers
and she died of sorrow.
In Welsh celtic mythology, Cordelia was the daughter of Llyr. She has two
lovers, Gwynn and Gwythr, who fight for her on the 1st of May each year and
will continue to do so until the day of doom when one shall be victorious and
In Celtic mythology, Creidhne was the god of metal working.
Cuchulain was a Celtic hero, the chief figure in a cycle of Irish legends. He
is associated with his uncle Conchobar, King of Ulster; his most famous
exploits are described in The Cattle Raid of Cuchulain.
In Celtic mythology, Cuchulinn is a hero-king of Ulster and son of Lugh. He is
a warlike figure and tales tell of his warlike deeds.
Dagda was the Celtic equivalent of Cronus. Also called Cian.
In Irish mythology, Daghdha is the great god. He had a secret affair with Boann
which resulted in the birth of Oenghus.
In Celtic mythology, Deidre was the beautiful intended bride of Conchobar. She
eloped with Noísi, and died of sorrow when Conchobar killed him and his
In Irish mythology, Diancecht is the god of healing. He destroyed the giant
serpent that threatened and destroyed cattle throughout the land.
In Gaulish mythology, Dis was the god of death from whom the Gauls were
In British mythology, Druantia was the druid goddess of birth, wisdom, death
and metempsychosis. The mother of the Irish tree-calendar alphabet.
The ancient druids were divided into 3 functional orders:primitive druid, bard
and ovate. Druidism originated amongst the megalithic ancient British. They
taught it to the immigrant celts, and later trained celts from the conntinent.
In Celtic mythology, Elaine (Lily-Maid) was a virgin goddess of beauty and the
moon. She was the matron of road-building and a loveable leader of hosts.
In Celtic mythology, Epona was the goddess of horses.
In Irish Celtic mythology, Eriu was a shapeshifting goddess of fate. The
bestower of sovereignty.
In Celtic mythology, Etain (Shining-One) was the triple goddess of the sun,
water, horses, fragrance, beauty, music and the transmigration of souls.
In Irish Celtic mytholgy, Fata-Morgana is the goddess of the sea, visual
illusions, enchantment, fate and death. She is the Queen of the Fortunate Isles.
In British mythology, Geofon was the ocean goddess.
In Celtic mythology, Goibhniu was the smith god.
In Celtic mythology, Guinevere or Guinever, is the French spelling of the
Celtic name Gwynhwfar ('white cloud'). Gwynhwfar was a cloud-goddess who often,
for mischief, took mortal form and entered the world of humans to cause havoc.
Soon after Arthur became king of Camelot, she entered the womb of a Roman
princess whose husband ruled in Britain, and was born, as a beautiful mortal:
Guinevere. In due course Arthur married her, against the advice of Merlin.
Guinevere was the most beautiful woman in the world, and all Arthur's knights
would have had sex with her if they hadn't been bound by their oaths of
chivalry. Only Lancelot succumbed, and his and Guinevere's adultery broke
Arthur's heart and led to the end of Camelot. When the company of the Round
Table was broken up and its heroes disappeared into legend, Guinevere resumed
her identity as Gwynhwfar, returned to the sky and has ever since been planning
her next earthly manifestation.
Gwyn ap Nudd
In Celtic mythology, Gwyn ap Nudd is the lord of the underworld and master of
the wild hunt. He lives at Glastonbury Tor.
Herne The Hunter
In English folklore, Herne The Hunter is the spirit of a hunter which guards
travellers through Windsor Great Park. He wears the antlers of a stag upon his
head. Herne was prominent in the tales of Robin Hood, although Windsor Great
Park is nowhere near Sherwood Forest.
In Celtic and medieval legend, Isolde was the wife of King Mark of Cornwall who
was brought from Ireland by his nephew Tristan. She and Tristan accidentally
drank the aphrodisiac given to her by her mother for her marriage, were
separated as lovers, and finally died together.
In Welsh celtic mythology, Llyr is the god of the sea.
In Celtic mythology, Luchtaine was the god of wheel making.
In Irish mythology, Lugh was the god of light. He killed his grandfather,
Balor, during the great battle in which a new order of gods and goddesses took
over from the primal beings of chaotic energy. He was the god of skill and
In Celtic mythology, Mabon was the Son of Light, equated with the Roman Apollo.
He was the god of liberation, harmony, music and unity.
In Irish mythology, Macha is a goddess of athletic games, festivals and
Manannan mac Lir
In Celtic mythology, Manannan mac Lir (Barinthus) was the god of the ocean. He
ferried the wounded King Arthur to the otherworld so that he could be cured.
In Celtic legend, Mark was king of Cornwall, uncle of Tristan, and suitor and
husband of Isolde.
Morrigan was the Celtic goddess of war and death who could take the shape of a
In Celtic mythology, Nimue was a shape changer who loved Merlin. After a
contest of magic she captured him forever by turning herself into a drop of
amber and engulfing him.
In Celtic mythology, Nuada (Argetlam meaning He ofthe Silver Hand) was a war
god of the Gaels equivalent roughly to the Greek Zeus in that he was the
In English folklore, Oberon is the king of the elves.
In Irish mythology, Oenghus is the son of Daghdha and Boann. He is the god of
In Celtic mythology, Ogmios was the eloquent god of the strength of poetry,
charm and incantation. He is depicted as an old man with wrinkles, but carrying
a club and a bow.
An ovate was a type of druid. His purpose was to observe and invent. His robe
was green symbolising budding life.
The primitive druid was an order of druid involved with teaching science and
religion. His robe was white symbolising light, purity and knowledge.
In Gaulish Celtic mythology, Rosmerta was the goddess of fire, warmth, wealth
and abundance. A flower Queen and hater of marriage. She was the beldame of
In Celtic mythology, Sulis was a goddess of prophesy, inspiration, wisdom and
death. She who is bountiful, as is a sow of piglets.
Taisch was the Gaelic name given to "second sight", the involuntary ability of
seeing the future or distant events. It originated in the Scottish highlands.
In Druid mythology, Taranis is the god of the wheel, associated with forces of