Name: Fann / Fand
Race: Tuatha De Danann
Profession: Fairy Queen
Father: Aed Abrat
Husband: Manannan Mac Lír
Associated Sites: Mag Muirthemne Mag Fidga Mag Mell
Fann was married to Manannan Mac Lír but they had a falling out, and she set her sights on the warrior Cúchulainn, who she visited in a dream and laid him low, so that he had to seek her out to be cured. Emer, Cúchulainn's wife becomes very jealous at this affair and herself and her fifty female attendants seek out Fann to confront her and to win Cúchulainn back.
Fann decides to leave Cúchulainn to Emer, and with that her own husband Manannan hearing of her troubles comes out from his watery kingdom to protect her and reclaim her as his wife. Manannan casts his cloak between them so that Fann and Cúchulainn would remain separated from each other forever. All the druids of Emain Macha cast a spell of forgetfulness on all concerned so that they forget that the event ever happened.
Stories, Myths & Legends associated with Fann