Irish Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Ireland

BOBD DEARG

Irish Ruler God

Also known as Bobd Derg, Bodb The Red, Bodhb Dearg, Bove Derg

Last of the Celtic Top Gods

A wise and wizardly son of Dagda, he was elected king of the Tuatha Dé Danann.

When the Gods thought it was time to call it a day and retire to luxury homes and palaces concealed in mounds and hills, he took over from his father, being his eldest son.

Midir and Lir were not happy about this and went off in a huff to settle in distant districts.

Bobd Dearg Facts and Figures

Name: Bobd Dearg
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bobd Derg, Bodb The Red, Bodhb Dearg, Bove Derg

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Ruling
Area of expertise: Ruling

Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 1386

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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