The Druids left us no written record of their religion. What we know has been patched together from later Christian interpretations, and the writings of observers such as Julius Caesar, but where does the line cross between fact and fiction?
The most famous blacksmith in Irish mythology is Goibniu (pronounced Gov-new). He was one of the Tuatha de Danann, contemporary with Nuada Argetlam and the Dagda. His name comes from Gobae, or Gobann, which is Old Irish for ‘smith’, although I would say that it is… Read More
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