Queens 

Úna

 

Name:  Úna / Oonagh / Oona 

 

Race:  Tuatha Dé Danann

 

Profession: Fairy Queen 

 

Husband:  Finn Bheara

 

Properties:  Protector of young animals 

 

Associated Sites: Knocksheogowna, Co. Tipperary.

 

Province:  Munster

Úna is the fairy-queen of Knocksheogowna in Co. Tipperary.  It is said she can transform herself in to any shape that she wants but the one most pleasing to her is that of a young calf.  Some people say Knocksheogowna means 'the mountain of the fairy-calf' others dispute this and say it means 'Úna's Mountain'.

She is married to Finn Bheara  king of the Galway Fairies.  She is known to have a fondness for all animals particularly young ones.

Stories, Myths and Legends associated with Úna

The Legend of Knocksheogowna

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