CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Ireland, Scotland, Wales & Gaul

MACHA

Celtic Fertility Goddess

One of the Morrigan, 'She of the Red Tresses'

She was forced to race against the King of Ulster’s horses whilst heavily pregnant, which did not endear her to the men of Ulster one bit. 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.

MACHA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MACHA
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 : None known
Popularity index : 7333

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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. "MACHA: Goddess of Fertility from Celtic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Jan. 2014. Web. 26 July 2014.

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