Tuatha De Danann

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Tuatha De Danann

(to͞o`əthə dā dä`nän), in Irish mythology, invaders of ancient Ireland before the Milesians. They were endowed with great supernatural powers, which enabled them to defeat their predecessors, the Fomors. However, they were themselves defeated by the Milesians.
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Groups like De Danann and Aslan, they represent to me the working musicians who actually have to work and they are imaginative.
After leaving school she worked briefly in a potato factory before she formed the popular De Danann.
Musicians Martin Hayes, Liam O'Flynn, Ronnie Drew, Louis Stewart and De Danann will open Ireland And Its Diaspora Festival in Frankfurt next month.
The Old Vic mare made ominous progress through the field after the third-last and eventually struck the front before the final fence to defeat Tuatha De Danann.
De Danann singer, Andrew Murray, a native of the island and whose family own the Doonmore Hotel on Inishbofin, sang 'Maggie', a favourite song of the three sisters.
Tuatha De Danann, returning from a 284 day absence and having her first run for Tony Mullins, took the 2m4f handicap chase under Davy Russell.
The former singer with traditional group De Danann went solo in 1983 and hasn't looked back since.
The matter was handed over to the referrals committee following Rogers' request to replace Elliott with Philip Carberry aboard Tuatha de Danann in the mares' beginners' chase.
Gallagher was suspended for four days for 'excessive use of the whip' on Market Mariner who finished second, beaten a head by Tuatha De Danann, in the Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Hurdle.