Irish Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Ireland

ETHLINN

Irish legendary mortal

Also known as Eithlinn, Ethniu, Eithne, Ethliu

Irish Rapunzel Without the Hair

Ethlinn sounds like a kind of gasoline, but she’s really the daughter of the demon Balor.

Fearful of bedroom naughtiness and subsequent pregnancy, her paranoid dad imprisoned his little darling in a crystal tower. But she still managed to get pregnant after Cían sneaked his way inside disguised as a horrid old crone.

The resulting baby grew up to become the demon-slaying Lugh.

Ethlinn Facts and Figures

Name: Ethlinn
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Eithlinn, Ethniu, Eithne, Ethliu

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

Role: Unknown at present

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Article last revised on May 23, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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