CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

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TAILTU

Celtic Earth Goddess

Earth Goddess

Foster mother of LUGH.

She died of overwork after clearing a forest on her own and LUGH decided there should be a festival in her honor on the 1st of August. This festival became known as Lughnasadh, and its symbol was the shamrock.

In retrospect, Lughnasadh seems more to commemorate himself as it is a day dedicated to sporting competitions.

TAILTU FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : TAILTU
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : the Earth
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : OKAY, not bad
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 7811

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Article last updated on 10 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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