Fomor

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Noun1.Fomor - one of a group of Celtic sea demons sometimes associated with the hostile power of nature
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
Celtic deity - a deity worshipped by the Celts
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The Scottish Gaelic term famhair (Irish fomhor, early Irish fomor) signifies not only "giant" but "pirate." [...] Watson shows that the Fomorians were in old Irish accounts represented as pirates who ravaged the coasts of Ireland, laying the people under tribute.
The Fomorians, vampire-like demons attacked the castle, murdered all the men and used the woman as incubators for their children.
They defeated the people before them, the Fir Bolg, and also were victorious on several occasions over the Fomorians, notably in the Battle of Moytura.