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.
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. 23 August 2014.