Ériu, the patron goddess of Ireland. When humans first arrived in Ireland, three important sister goddesses all asked that the island be named after them. Ériu was given the honor, and therefore the ancient name of Ireland is Éire.
"she was a healer and enchantress, eldest of nine sisters. In early chivalric romances by Chrétien de Troyes, she also figures as a healer. Her character may be partially derived from that of the Welsh goddess Modron and other myths.
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