Gods &Goddesses


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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