Celtic mythology

ÁINE

Irish Fertility Goddess

Also known as Aine

Sunny Agricultural Goddess

Daughter of Eogabail, who was foster son of MANANNAN-MAC-LIR the Sea God.

She chose a life of landlocked love. She killed a king who tried to rape her, then branched out into Irish Agriculture. She had her own Aine’s Hill in County Kerry, where Midsummer Revels were held when she took on a new identity as a Fairy Queen.

Áine Facts and Figures

Name: Áine
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Aine

Gender: Female
Type: deity
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Fertility
Area of expertise: Fertility

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Article last updated on 30 November 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

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