Irish Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Ireland

DIAN CÉCHT

Irish Healer God

Picture of the Irish Healer God Dian Cécht from our Irish mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

God of Healing specializing in body parts

Like so many Celtic Gods he has a cauldron. This one is full of magic potions, so very handy for replacing lost hands (see Nuada.)

He is also particularly good at eye surgery and can replace human eyes with those of a cat.

Dian Cécht Facts and Figures

Name: Dian Cécht
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Healing
Area of expertise: Healing

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
Popularity index: 1004

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Article last revised on May 23, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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