Eithne

Irish - Daughter of Eochaid Feidhleach. Sister of Clothra, Maev and Mughain. Wife of Conor. Mother of Furbaidhe, some say. When Maev left her husband Conor and married Ailill, king of Connaught, her sister Eithne became Conor's second wife. In some accounts, Clothra, her sister, was Furbaide's mother. Eithne was said to have been drowned. Some say that this Eithne is the same as Ethlinn, daughter of Balor. Referred to as Eithne, Etain, Etain, E(a)dain, Eadaoin, Eda(e)in, E(o)da(o)in, Ethne, Etain, Etain, Tochmarc Etaine, Etain, Etain, Achtan, Etain Eachraidhe, Etain Eachraidhe, Eda(e)in Echraidhe, Ethnea, Ethnea, Ethniu, Ethniu, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne Imgheal or Ethlinn.
Irish - Daughter of a king of Leinster. She was carried off by Conan Gulban but Macaomh took her from him while he slept. After many adventures, Conan found them in Syria and was reunited with Eithne. On occassion, known as Eithne, Etain, Etain, E(a)dain, Eadaoin, Eda(e)in, E(o)da(o)in, Ethne, Etain, Etain, Tochmarc Etaine, Etain, Etain, Achtan, Etain Eachraidhe, Etain Eachraidhe, Eda(e)in Echraidhe, Ethnea, Ethnea, Ethniu, Ethniu, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne Imgheal or Ethlinn.
Irish - Daughter of Cathaoir, king of Leinster. Wife of Cormac mac Airt. Mother of Ailb(h)e and Cairbre. She was fostered with Buichead until she was seen by Cormac mac Airt who carried her off and married her. When Cormac had an affair with Cearnail, Eithne made her a slave grinding corn. Also known as Eithne, Etain, Etain, E(a)dain, Eadaoin, Eda(e)in, E(o)da(o)in, Ethne, Etain, Etain, Tochmarc Etaine, Etain, Etain, Achtan, Etain Eachraidhe, Etain Eachraidhe, Eda(e)in Echraidhe, Ethnea, Ethnea, Ethniu, Ethniu, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne Imgheal or Ethlinn.
Irish - Wife of Conn Ceadchathach. Sometimes identified as Eithne, Etain, Etain, E(a)dain, Eadaoin, Eda(e)in, E(o)da(o)in, Ethne, Etain, Etain, Tochmarc Etaine, Etain, Etain, Achtan, Etain Eachraidhe, Etain Eachraidhe, Eda(e)in Echraidhe, Ethnea, Ethnea, Ethniu, Ethniu, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne Imgheal or Ethlinn.
Irish - In some accounts, wife or mistress of Cuchulainn. Identified as Eithne, Etain, Etain, E(a)dain, Eadaoin, Eda(e)in, E(o)da(o)in, Ethne, Etain, Etain, Tochmarc Etaine, Etain, Etain, Achtan, Etain Eachraidhe, Etain Eachraidhe, Eda(e)in Echraidhe, Ethnea, Ethnea, Ethniu, Ethniu, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne Imgheal or Ethlinn.
Irish - The first wife of Ronan. On occassion, known as Eithne, Etain, Etain, E(a)dain, Eadaoin, Eda(e)in, E(o)da(o)in, Ethne, Etain, Etain, Tochmarc Etaine, Etain, Etain, Achtan, Etain Eachraidhe, Etain Eachraidhe, Eda(e)in Echraidhe, Ethnea, Ethnea, Ethniu, Ethniu, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne Imgheal or Ethlinn.
Irish - Daughter of Laoghaire mac. Criomhthann. Sister of Fedelm. At times, referred to as Eithne, Etain, Etain, E(a)dain, Eadaoin, Eda(e)in, E(o)da(o)in, Ethne, Etain, Etain, Tochmarc Etaine, Etain, Etain, Achtan, Etain Eachraidhe, Etain Eachraidhe, Eda(e)in Echraidhe, Ethnea, Ethnea, Ethniu, Ethniu, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne Imgheal or Ethlinn.
Irish - Daughter of Roc. Foster-daughter of Manannan. When she was insulted by a guest, she stopped eating and, for the rest of her life, lived on the milk of the marvellous cow of Manannan. As a result of an attempted rape, she lost the Veil of Invisibility of the Danaans and was, thereafter, condemned to wander the earth, no longer immortal. She was later converted by St Patrick. In some references, known as Eithne, Etain, Etain, E(a)dain, Eadaoin, Eda(e)in, E(o)da(o)in, Ethne, Etain, Etain, Tochmarc Etaine, Etain, Etain, Achtan, Etain Eachraidhe, Etain Eachraidhe, Eda(e)in Echraidhe, Ethnea, Ethnea, Ethniu, Ethniu, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne Imgheal or Ethlinn.
Irish - Wife of Elcmar. Mother of Angus Og by the Dagda. In some accounts, she was seduced by the Dagda who had sent her husband Elcmar off on a journey for nine months. Others say that the woman was Boann and her husband was Nuada. On occassion, known as Eithne, Etain, Etain, E(a)dain, Eadaoin, Eda(e)in, E(o)da(o)in, Ethne, Etain, Etain, Tochmarc Etaine, Etain, Etain, Achtan, Etain Eachraidhe, Etain Eachraidhe, Eda(e)in Echraidhe, Ethnea, Ethnea, Ethniu, Ethniu, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne, Eithne Imgheal or Ethlinn.

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