CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Ireland, Scotland, Wales & Gaul

 


Share this page with other mortals!

Permalink:

AINE

Celtic Fertility Goddess

Also known as Áine

Sunny Agricultural Goddess

Daughter of Eogabail, who was foster son of MANANNAN-MACLIR 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.

AINE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : AINE
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : Fertility
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : Áine
Popularity index : 19651

Cite this article

Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.


.

Article last updated on 08 August 2014 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Permissions page


The Gods told us to do it. Go to top

INTRO
Introduction to the Celtic section

EXPLORE
Browse our entries on Celtic mythology

FIND GODS
Search the Holy Database of All Known Gods

A-Z INDEX
List of deity names from Celtic mythology