Foster mother of Lugh.
She died of overwork after clearing a forest on her own and Lugh decided there should be a festival in her honor on the 1st of August. This festival became known as Lughnasadh, and its symbol was the shamrock.
In retrospect, Lughnasadh seems more to commemorate himself as it is a day dedicated to sporting competitions.
Tailtiu Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: TAILTU, Taillte, Tailte
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: the Earth
Area of expertise: Earth
Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 613
Cite this article
Here's the info you need to cite this page. Just copy the text in the box below.
Article last revised on May 23, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.