Aoife

Irish - Daughter of Ailill of Aran. Sister of Alva and Aobh. Foster-daughter of Bodb Dearg. Second wife of Lir. She married Lir on the death of his first wife, her sister, Aobh, and turned her four step-children into swans condemned to spend three periods, each of 300 years on a lake, the passage between Ireland and Scotland and the Atlantic. Lir turned them back to human form but they had become old and wrinkled. For her wickedness, Aoife was turned into a demon by Bodb Dearg. In some accounts she is the daughter of Bodb Dearg. Occasionally called Aoife, Aeife, Aeife, Aoife, Aoife or Aoife.
Irish - Lover of Ilbrec. She was changed into a crane. When she was killed her skin was made into a money bag (The Crane Bag) for the Fianna. Also commonly known as Aoife, Aeife, Aeife, Aoife, Aoife or Aoife.
Irish - Sister of Cliona and Etain. She eloped fom the Otherworld with her two sisters and Ciabhan, Eolus and Lodan. Manannan sent a huge wave after their boat, which drowned all the occupants or, some say, swept the three girls back to the Otherworld. Also commonly known as Aoife, Aeife, Aeife, Aoife, Aoife or Aoife.

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