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MACHA

One of the [MORRIGAN] Mob, known as 'She of the Red Tresses'.

Forced to race against the King of Ulster's horses whilst heavily pregnant did not endear her to the men of Ulster. She won of course, gave birth to twins and cursed all Ulstermen to suffer childbirth pangs whenever they faced danger.

Her pregnancy curse was of great value to MEDB and MORRIGAN.

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Article last updated on 16 August 2009
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT MACHA : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : MACHA
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Female
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 466

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