In truth, I have never found the sidhe send omens to warriors; they rather bid them fly to herald our coming.
To return, however, to the sidhe people of the British Islands.
So by drawing upon these written records let us try to understand what sort of beings the sidhe were and are.
The sidhe have been, like the Angels, from before the making of the earth.
The celestial city is both like the Christian Heaven and the sidhe world.
These are the sidhe, or people of the hill, the noblest among these mysterious folk.
But Lugh stopped near them for three days and three nights, and at the end of that time the Riders of the sidhe came to him.
sidhe is also Gaelic for wind, and certainly the sidhe have much to do with the wind.
And when Ailne saw that, she brought out an enchanted cup of the sidhe and gave her a drink from it.
And after a while he went into a hill of the sidhe to be healed of his old wounds.