Nuada Of The Silver Arm. Nuada also known as Nuada Airgeatlámh, meaning "silver hand/arm"), was the first king of the Tuatha Dé Danann. When the Tuatha arrived in Ireland they first made contact with the Fir Bolg, the people who lived in Ireland before them. Nuada made an offer to them: they would share Ireland in two halves and there would be no bloodshed. The king of the Fir Bolg, Eochaid, refused: the two sides would fight for Ireland’s kingship. The first battle was the great battle o...
Flidais (pronounced flee-ish) is a complex Celtic Goddess with many differing stories and aspects. She represents both our domestic and our wild natures. She first appears in the ancient mythological cycles as an Earth Mother. She was the mother of the Irish cultivator heroes, Arden, and Bé Téite and the “she-farmers” Bé Chuille and Dinand. From her they gained the power to cultivate and work the earth for the community.