Introduction to Irish Myth
Celtic mythology and tradition is contained in four cycles: the Mythological Cycle, the Ulster Cycle (Red Branch) and the Fenian/Fianna Cycle, and the Kings, or Historical Cycle. The points laid out here all belong to the Mythological Cycle, more specifically the Five Invasions period. Taking place during and after the fall of the "Tower of Babel" and the "Great Flood" that appears in many culture's myths.
>Erin = Ireland
>Draoideachta = Magic
>Druid = Magician
>Sidhe = Fairy supernatural race.
>Tautha De Denann = Pagan gods, sometimes lumped in as fairies (faerie).
>Milesians = First human race, later known as the Gaels (Gaelic), and eventually the Irish.
The First Invasion
Cesair and the very first settlers
-Daughter of Bith, and granddaughter of Noah.
-Was denied entry to the Ark.
-Settled on Ireland with 50 other woman, and three men.
-Married Fintan mac Bochra.
-The two other men die. Fintan can't handle the pressure of 50 bitches, turns himself into a salmon and dips.
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