Amadan Dubh

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Amadan Dubh, also known as the "'Dark Fool'" or "Fairy Fool", is a trickster fairy found in Irish folklore, and is the "bringer of madness and oblivion." It is also said that Amadan Dubh "haunts the hills after sunset playing reed pipes to work his magic."[citation needed]


Other fairies that resemble Amadan Dubh from Ireland are:

  1. Amadan
  2. Amadan Mor
  3. Amadan-Na-Briona
  4. Amadan-Na-Bruidne


  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Fairies, Anna Franklin and Illustrated by Paul Mason and Helen Field

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