CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Ireland, Scotland, Wales & Gaul

MANANNAN-MACLIR

Celtic Sea God

Also known as Manannán-Mac-Lir

Mighty Irish Sea God

Can take the form of a heron or sneak around in his invisible cloak, and is fond of affairs with mortals. If you see any children with webbed fingers or toes it’s down to him.

A member of the TUATHA-DE-DANANN clan, Big Mac rules the sea, forecasts the weather and looks after Mag Mell, the Seaside Town of the Dead. Realms of the deceased are usually pretty grim, but having kicked out the previous management he’s transformed the place into a paradise.

His official Headquarters are the Isle of Man, but we’re not sure how much of a paradise that is. Why not take a vacation there and send us a postcard?

MANANNAN-MACLIR FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : MANANNAN-MACLIR
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : the Ocean
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : Manannán-Mac-Lir
Popularity index : 11603
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Article last updated on 10 August 2014 by Rowan Allen.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Manannan-maclir: Celtic God of the Sea." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 10 Aug. 2014. Web. 17 September 2014.

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