CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Ireland, Scotland, Wales & Gaul

GOIBHNIU

Celtic Blacksmith God

Also known as GOIBNIU

The Great Smith

He loves tinkering about wid eart’ly tings.

He’s the sole supplier of weapons to the TUATHA-DE-DANANN and specializes in patent swords that never miss their target. He also has a good sideline in brewing Beer of Immortality.

With an uncle like this, no wonder LUGH excelled at everything.

GOIBHNIU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : GOIBHNIU
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Blacksmiths
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : GOIBNIU
Popularity index : 7336
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Article last updated on 10 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "GOIBHNIU: God of Blacksmithing from Celtic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 27 August 2014.

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