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DANU
Also known as ANU

Celtic Goddess of Wind, Wisdom and Fertility

More importantly, she's the Irish Mother Goddess who brought into being the TUATHA-DE-DANANN, her own chosen people who originally ruled Ireland.

As a Mother Goddess, she's renowned for suckling Godlets. There are still two hills in County Kerry still known as the 'Paps of DANU'.

You may have heard of Danny Boy, but she is the original Danu girl. She's also the mother and daughter of DAGDA, which is quite a neat trick.

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Article last updated on 25 March 2013
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT DANU : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : DANU
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Female
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : ANU
Popularity index : 1585

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