This beautiful Goddess fell in love with a handsome mortal, Ciabhan of the Curling Locks. But she was thwarted by Manannán mac Lir, who lulled her to sleep with a lilting melody when she was on the seashore of The Land of Promise waiting for her love.
Unfortunately the Land of Promise was a hollow mockery as she never saw her lover again. Manannán mac Lir sent a wave to scoop her away to the watery nether regions where she now resides amidst much foaming and tempestuous behavior.
She has a wave named after her but we don’t think surfers would be allowed to use it for health and safety reasons.
Clíodhna Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Cleena, Clídna, Clionadh
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Beauty
Area of expertise: Beauty
Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 1846
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Article last revised on May 22, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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