Name: Ilbhreac / Ilbreach / Ilbreg - 'Many-Speckled'


Race: Tuatha Dé Danann


Father: Manannán Mac Lír


Grandfather: Lír


Lover:  Aoife who was turned into a Crane


Sisters: Aine  Aoife Grian


Profession: Fairy King


Associated Site: Eas Aedha Ruaidh Eas Roe Ballyshannon


Mound: Mullachshee


Province:  Ulster

Ilbhreac was the fairy chief of Eas Roe now called Ballyshannon.  There was a large sidhe mansion at this site.

 He was one of the five candidates for the kingship of the Tuatha De Danann when the Dagda announced his intention to give up the kingship.

Stories, Myths and Legends associated with Ilbreach

Bodb Dearg

The Coming of Finn

Ilbrec of Ess Ruadh

Death Tales of the Tuatha De Danann

The Adventures of Art son of Conn

The Help of the Men of Dea



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