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Mother of divinities. According to some texts she is the mother of the divine eponyms of Ireland, Ériu, Banba, and Fódla, but in other texts Eirnin is their mother. She is also named as the mother of the war-goddesses Badb, Macha, and the Mórrígan; their father is usually thought to be Cailitin, although Ernmas and Cailitin are not always linked. Additionally, she is often named as the mother of Fiachna (4).

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