Daoine Maite

   They are the fairies from contemporary Irish folklore. The literal translation is "the good folk".

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  • Daoine maite — Daoine maithe is Gaelic for the good people , which is a popular term used to refer to the fairies in Irish folklore. They are generally human like though there are exceptions such as the Puca or Mermaid. The defining features of the Irish… …   Wikipedia

  • Aos Sí — Sidhe redirects here. For other uses, see Sidhe (disambiguation). The aos sí (Irish pronunciation: [iːs ˈʃiː], older form aes sídhe [eːs ˈʃiːə]) are a supernatural race in Irish mythology comparable to the fairies or elves. They are said to… …   Wikipedia

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