Irish Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Ireland

BRES

Irish Ruler legendary mortal

Also known as Bress, Eochu Bres

Sniveling King of Ireland with demonic tendencies

Son of Elatha and Eri, he married Brigit and wheedled his way to become King of Ireland by fighting demons. Although he was of half-demon descent himself.

He was not a popular ruler and with the aid of Caipre, son of Ogma and famous satirical bard, his wife made him such an object of ridicule that he came out in sores and boils.

This upset Bres so much that he became a turncoat and joined the demons. When he was captured in battle he sniveled and pleaded and sold Godly secrets until his life was spared. Did he sell Brigit into Christianity?

Bres Facts and Figures

Name: Bres
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Bress, Eochu Bres

Gender: Male
Type: legendary mortal
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Ruling
Area of expertise: Ruling

Good/Evil Rating: NOT OKAY, be careful
Popularity index: 1702

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Article last revised on May 19, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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