Irish Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Ireland

CÍAN

Irish Hero God

Also known as Cian

Mighty Celtic warrior deity and father of Lugh

He is the brother of Goibhniu the Great Smith and father of Lugh via illicit bedroom liaison with Balor’s daughter Ethlinn.

Disguising himself as an old crone with the help of the druidess Birog, he sneaked into Balor’s transparent tower and performed the deed in Ethlinn’s crystal bedroom. We just hope they drew the blinds first.

A mighty warrior, Cían was finally laid to rest at the hands of Brian and Co.

Cían Facts and Figures

Name: Cían
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Cian

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

In charge of: Heroics
Area of expertise: Hero

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Article last revised on May 22, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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