a race of gods or demigods who defeated the Fomorians and ruled Ireland during a golden age.
- Also Tu·atha Dé .
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How to use Tuatha Dé Danann in a sentence
Galway, reputed to be the headquarters of all the Tuatha de Danann and shee-folk of Connacht.Legends of Saints & Sinners | Douglas Hyde
I know that some high authorities regard the Tuatha de Danann and the fairies as alike mythological beings.
What is here averred of the Tuatha de Danann may be true of other primitive races who may have survived long in Ireland.
I believe these Tuatha de Danann are the small Danes, who, according to tradition, built the raths and souterrains.
But Oengus is not the only one of the Tuatha de Danann who has such a fairy palace.Studies on the Legend of the Holy Grail | Alfred Nutt