Tuatha De Danann


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Noun1.Tuatha De Danann - race of Celtic gods or demigods; ruled Ireland in the Golden Age
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 Tuatha De Danann suite is the main function room and is capable of hosting a reception for 300 guests.
That has long been a belief in cultures around the world, giving rise to the Irish Tuatha De Danann (left; it means "folk of the goddess Danu") to the African Aziza beings to the winged Persian peri and many more.
I am not simply referring to the fact that three major demographics have jostled for power on this island over the past four centuries (Irish Gaelic Catholics, "Anglo-Irish" Anglicans, and Ulster Scots Presbyterians) or even that, prior to that, the Gaels wrestled with the Tuatha De Danann, the Vikings, and the Normans/ "Old English." I am talking about the fact that, for centuries, small but important subcultures have existed in Ireland.
Synopsis: For centuries the Tuatha De Danann lived in peace on an island where time flowed more slowly and the seasons were gentle--until that peace was shattered by the arrival of invaders.
The faeries aren't just faeries; they are Tuatha De Danann, the "people of the goodness Danu," an ancient race widely seen in Irish mythology.
When I worked in radio (at WBAIFM, the Moorish Orthodox Radio Crusade), and played rembetika, Ottoman marching bands, Irish music composed by supernatural beings (the Tuatha De Danann, a k a the faeries), Anglican church music from the 15th to 20th centuries, etc., I and my listeners (I hope) experienced the first "Emanational" aspect of recording: its magic.