goddess Flidais celtic goddess of animals, woodlands and fertility, somewhat akin to the Greek Artemis and Roman Diana. "As goddess of wild beasts [...] she rode in a chariot drawn by deer" while "as goddess of the domestic herds" she had a magical cow of plenty.She is mentioned in the Lebor Gabála Érenn and is said to be the mother of Fand, Bé Chuille and Bé Téite. In the Middle Irish glossary Cóir Anmann ("Fitness of Names") she is said to be the wife of the legendary High King Adam
Ériu, the patron goddess of Ireland. When humans first arrived in Ireland, three important sister goddesses, Ériu, Banba and Fódla, all asked that the island be named after them. Ériu was given the honor, and therefore the ancient name of Ireland is Éire.
Danu is the oldest Celtic goddess. In Celtic mythology, she was the great mother goddess of the Tuatha Dé Danann (The Tribes of Danu). Few stories about Danu have survived, and yet the reverence in which she was held still remains. Her influence spread far across the British Isles and Europe, where the Danube River was named for her.