Name: Fuamhnach / Fuamnach
Race: Tuatha Dé Danann
Foster Father: Bresal Etarlám the Wizard
Associated Site: Brí Léith Tethba, Co. Westmeath
Fuamhnach was the queen of the fairy mound Brí Léith in Co. Westmeath.
Her husband Midhir married again to a beautiful mortal woman known as Etain which sent Fuamhnach into a jealous rage she turned Etain into a pool of water, the pool turns into a worm, the worm into a giant purple fly of radiant beauty that fills the air with radiance and beauty.
The whole story is recounted in the important legend of "The Wooing of Etain"
Stories, Myths and Legends associated with Fuamnach