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The Bean-Nighe or "Washing Woman" is a type of Banshee who haunts the lonely streams of Ireland, washing the blood-stained garments of those about to die. It is said that these spirits are the ghosts of women who died in childbirth and that they are fated to perform their task until the day when they would have normally died.
The Banshee, from the Irish “bean sí” (“woman of the síde” or “woman of the fairy mounds”) is a female spirit in Irish folklore, usually seen as a harbinger of death, as well as a messenger from the Otherworld. In Irish legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die.
A Gancanagh (from Irish: Gean Cánach meaning "love talker") is a male faerie in Irish mythology that is known for seducing human women. The Gancanagh are thought to have an addictive toxin in their skin that make the humans they seduce literally addicted to them. The women seduced by this type of faerie typically die from the withdrawal, pining away for the Ganacanagh's love or fighting to the death for his love.
Aine, Irish goddess of summer, wealth and sovereignty. In Christian times she became a fairy queen.
Dullahan- Irish myth: a headless rider of a black horse. It has a whip that is a human spine and it carries its own head under its arm. The head has a constant smile that touches both ends of his face. When he stops riding someone will surely die near. Nothing can impede him reaching his destination, no gates or obstacles. He hates being watched and is terrified of gold.
Oonagh is an ancient Irish Goddess. She is known as the queen of the fairies and the Goddess of nature, love and relationships.