Irish Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Ireland

FRAOCH

Irish Hero legendary mortal

A warrior with connections in Godly places

He defeated a gruesome water monster to try and win the hand of Findbhair a daughter of Queen Medb.

The fight did not go according to plan and although Fraoch killed the monster, he himself was left on the critical list. He had to be sent to the Otherworld where his mother Be Find (a sister of Bóann) did drastic surgery to restore him to a state acceptable to Findbhair, not to mention Queen Medb.

Fraoch Facts and Figures

Name: Fraoch
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

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

In charge of: Heroics
Area of expertise: Hero

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

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