Irish Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Ireland

BÓANN

Irish Water Goddess

Also known as Bóand, Bóinn, Boand

Water Goddess

Got up to some extra marital naughties with Dagda. This liaison resulted in Aengus.

Bóann managed to upset the Well of Inspiration, which boiled over in outrage and became into the River Boyne, which she claims to be named after her.

Also washed into the river Boyne was the Salmon of Knowledge, but he was poached long ago.

Bóann Facts and Figures

Name: Bóann
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bóand, Bóinn, Boand

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Water
Area of expertise: Water

Good/Evil Rating: NOT OKAY, be careful
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Article last revised on May 23, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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