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The BANSHEE is a female spirit in Irish mythology , usually seen as a omen of death and a messenger from the underworld . In LEGEND , a Banshee is a fairy women who began to wail if someone is about to die . In Gaelic mythology , she is known as the bean-nighe , and is seen washing the bloodstained clothes or armor of those who about to die.

Some legends refer to each family having a banshee protector and that her wails were in mourning of losing a member of the family and/or attempt to warn the family of danger.

Bean Nighe - “Washer Woman”  Similar to the Banshee, the Bean Nighe is an omen of death in Scottish Folklore. he Bean Nighe are often seen washing the cloths...

Bean Nighe - “Washer Woman” Similar to the Banshee, the Bean Nighe is an omen of death in Scottish Folklore. The Bean Nighe are often seen washing the cloths “As the "Washer at the Ford” she wanders.

Shellycoat- Scottish folklore: a type of bogeyman that haunts rivers and streams. They wear a coat made of shells that rattle upon movement. They are relatively harmless but will mislead travelers who wander onto their territory.

Random Creature Feature: A “Shellycoat” is a creature from Scottish mythology that is named for its coat of shells. This sneaky fae haunts rivers and streams, and enjoys pulling pranks on.

The Fideal - Brian Froud  By the reed-choked edges of lonely lakes, the Fideal wanders through the twilight longing for a lover. Her song is sad yet irresistibly seductive. Her kiss is cold, tasting of earth. Her hands caress you, hold you, pull you

The Fideal - Brian Froud By the reed-choked edges of lonely lakes, the Fideal wanders through the twilight longing for a lover. Her song is sad yet irresistibly seductive. Her kiss is cold, tasting of earth. Her hands caress you, hold you, pull you

Cu Sith was a phantom hound that haunted the Scottish Highlands said to be owned by faeries. He would cross the realm of the Faery to ours to seek out mortal victims. Men would hear his blood curtling barks from the hills and hide their wives for they knew what he had come to take. The Cu Sith would come and steal mortal women to use their milk for Faery children. The beast was normally the size of a cow or calf and was dark green or black.

Cu Sith - fairy hound the size of a cow. Feasted on fairy flesh. Would give 3 bloodcurdling howls to announce its next victim. Had thick shaggy coat and red eyes.

A brownie/brounie or urisk (Lowland Scots) or brùnaidh, ùruisg, or gruagach (Scottish Gaelic) is a legendary creature popular in folklore around Scotland and England (especially the north, though more commonly hobs have this role). It is the Scottish and Northern English counterpart of the Scandinavian tomte, the Slavic domovoi and the German Heinzelmännchen.

A brownie/brounie or urisk (Lowland Scots) or brùnaidh, ùruisg, or gruagach (Scottish Gaelic) is a legendary creature popular in folklore around Scotland and England.

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