Mogh Ruith

Irish - A druid. He was an adviser to Cormac mac Airt and Fiachu Muilleathan at the Battle of Fochaird and later helped Fiachu to defeat the invading forces of Cormac by causing a great conflagration that routed them. In later centuries, it was said that he was a pupil of the sorcerer, Simon Magus, and had beheaded St John the Baptist. He was said to be able to fly in a rudimentary aircraft (Roth Fail) or in bird costume. Also referred to as Mogh Ruith, Slave of the Wheel, Slave of the Wheel, Mog Ruith or Mog Ruith.

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