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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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Apparently, my suggestion that I had De Danaan genes in the soup that sired and mothered me was taken seriously.
To tell her story, De Danaan has combed archives to find the few occasions when Gale's name appeared in the written record.
A close runner-up is a 34 819-letter specimen in Gods and Fighting Men: The Story of the Tuatha de Danaan and of the Fianna of Ireland, arranged and translated by I.
To escape the menacing flock of ravens pursuing the train, the Book prompts Oisin to utter a spell which takes the train to the isle of the Tuatha De Danaan. There, he meets the magical Houlihan family and the mysterious Madam Q and learns that the Morrigan herself seeks the Book.
Irish children are fascinated by the Welsh stories I share with them, especially those with Irish aspects like Melangell and Branwen - and they tell me stories from their own culture of Cuchulainn, Finn, the Tuatha De Danaan - in return.
None summed up the spirit of RoR better than the elite performance award for eventing claimed by Sue Brendish's Danaan Prince, who accumulated the most British eventing points in 2010 under rider Sam Griffiths.
Crammed full of wild bodrans, duelling mandolins, and skirling Irish pipes, reminding of Planxty, de Danaan and The Chieftains, with a taste of Bert Jansche's Pentangle, it's a radical reinvention of the great Lennon and McCartney songs that brings a whole new dimension to something we thought we already knew everything there was to know about.
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Her uncle is multi-instrumentalist Tony Howley, her cousin, Colm O'Donnell leads the successful Border Collie Band and another cousin, Tommy Fleming has mapped out a successful solo singing career since leaving Irish super-group De Danaan.
Their founder, Danaan Parry, had died of a heart attack a year earlier, and the conference objective was to explore what to do with the organization now that its charismatic leader was no longer there.
Books like Pagan Visions For A Sustainable Future by Ly de Angeles, Emma Restall Orr, and Thom van Dooren (Llewellyn, 978-0-7387-0824-9), Not in His Image: Gnostic Vision, Sacred Ecology, and the Future of Belief by John Lamb Lash (Chelsea Green, 978-1-931498-92-0) and the new publication this spring, Sacred Land: Intuitive Gardening for Personal, Political & Environmental Change by organic gardener Clea Danaan (Llewellyn, 978-0-7387-1146-1) which aims to transform the world "one garden at a time," answer a need for personal empowerment and the tools to effect positive environmental change.
Furthermore, in Irish legend there are a number of instances of people who live in some realm beyond the "real," the most prominent of whom were the magical Tuatha de Danaan who were reputed to live underground or in the ocean or beneath the sea.