Celtic God



Name:  Goibniu / Goibhnet / Goibhniu 


Properties: God of Smithcraft, God of Brewing


Race:  Tuatha Dé Danann


Profession:  Smith, Brewer, Metal Worker


Father:  Tuirbe Trágmar


Grandfather: Net


 Half-Brothers: Balor Elatha


Nephew: Dagda


Fellow  Craft-Gods:  Credne, Luchtaine


Associated Sites:  Moytura Co. Sligo,    Moytura Co. Roscommon.

Goibniu was the Smith of the Tuatha Dé Danann. 

He created magical weapons which always hit their mark and every wound inflicted by them was fatal.  His ale gave the Tuatha Dé Danann invulnerability.

He worked in conjunction with Credne the bronze worker and Luchtaine the wheel wright.

Stories, Myths and Legends associated with Goibniu:

The First Battle of Magh Tuiredh


Bres Mac Elatha and the Tuatha Dé Danann


The Second Battle of Magh Tuiredh


Bodb Dearg




The Coming of Finn


The Story of the Tuatha De Danann


Deathtales of the Tuatha De Danann


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