Kings & Queens

Tailtiu

Name:  Tailtiu / Tailltiu 

Race:  Fir Bolg 

Profession:  Queen, Goddess of Plenty

Father: Magmor king of Spain

Husband:  Eochaid Mac Eirc

PropertiesBringer of Plenty / Harvest Queen

Foster Son:  Lugh Lámhfada

Associated Sites:  Tailtiu now called Teltown, Co. Meath

Tailtiu was the wife of Eochaid Mac Eirc it is said she brought enormous wealth to their marriage in her dowry.  She was also the foster mother of Lugh Lámhfada.  There was an annual assembly at Teltown in Co. Meath in her honour.  Which was revived briefly in the 20th century.

Stories, Myths and Legends associated with Tailtiu

The Fair of Tailtiu

The Story of the Tuatha De Danann

Metrical Dindsenchas - Nas

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