List of Irish mythological figures

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The following is a list of Irish mythological figures.

Mythological Cycle[edit]

Tuatha Dé Danann[edit]

Notable figures[edit]

Lesser figures[edit]

Fir Bolg[edit]



Ulster Cycle[edit]

Major characters[edit]

Ulster characters[edit]

Connacht characters[edit]

Ulster exiles[edit]

Other characters[edit]

Fenian Cycle[edit]

The Fianna[edit]

  • Fionn mac Cumhaill - legendary hunter-warrior and leader of the Fianna
  • Caílte mac Rónáin - a warrior of the Fianna who could run at remarkable speed and communicate with animals, and was a great storyteller
  • Conán mac Morna - a warrior of the Fianna, often portrayed as a troublemaker and a comic figure
  • Cumhall - a leader of the Fianna and father of Fionn mac Cumhaill
  • Diarmuid Ua Duibhne a warrior of the Fianna and lover of Fionn's betrothed, Gráinne
  • Goll mac Morna - a warrior of the Fianna and uneasy ally of Fionn mac Cumhaill
  • Liath Luachra - a tall, hideous warrior of the Fianna
  • Oisín - son of Fionn mac Cumhaill, a warrior of the Fianna and a great poet
  • Oscar - the warrior son of Oisín and Niamh

Other characters[edit]