Irish Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Ireland

MAC CÉCHT

Irish God

Also known as Téthur, Mac Cecht

Hopefully a God of Verbal Dexterity

Although his name means ‘son of Cécht’, he’s actually the son of Ogma and has supposedly inherited his father’s famous verbal skills.

With a name like Mac-Cécht? Can you pronounce it? Do you think it would be eloquent if you could? It looks like the sound someone makes when clearing a throat to expel a large blob of phlegm.

We can only hope that Mac Cécht ‘s silver tongue lives up to the hype. Try invoking him the next time you need to make an important speech. With any luck, he will make even uncouth utterances such as webinar or flatulence sound like honey in your mouth.

His wife is the Irish tutelary goddess Fódla, who seems to have had some pronunciation issues of her own...

Mac Cécht Facts and Figures

Name: Mac Cécht
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Téthur, Mac Cecht

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

Role: Unknown at present

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

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