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A Gancanagh (from Irish: Gean Cánach meaning "love talker") is a male faerie in Irish mythology that is known for seducing human women. The Gancanagh are thought to have an addictive toxin in their skin that make the humans they seduce literally addicted to them. The women seduced by this type of faerie typically die from the withdrawal, pining away for the Ganacanagh's love or fighting to the death for his love.

Six Celtic Mythological Creatures you may not know

A Gancanagh (from Irish: Gean Cánach meaning "love talker") is a male faerie in Irish mythology that is known for seducing human women.

Gwyllion | Scottish water fairies who are mostly seen as a hairy men or hideous female spirits who waylay and mislead travelers by night on the mountain roads. Mountain fairies like to sit on rocks on either side of a mountain path and silently watch people as they pass by.

Gwyllion - A Scottish water fairy. They are mostly seen as a hairy men or hideous female spirits who waylay and mislead travelers by night on the mountain roads. Mountain fairies like to sit on rocks on either side of a

The Rougarou  (Roo ga roo). I'm that mom who tells my kids that the rougarou will get them if they're not good.

The Rougarou - (Roo ga roo) aka. Loup Garou, Louisiana folklore I know this thanks to Supernatural 😂

✯ Urisk A Scottish version of the Satyr. It has the body of a human from above and of a goat below. They have small horns on their heads and they live in the forest people. They have a strong sexual behaviour and like to get drunk often. Eventually over time the Satyr became the form of the Devil in Christianity. It is similar in nature to the Brownie. Some consider Urisk to be a sub-species of Fuath :: Artist Alan Lee✯

© Alan Lee ~ Urisk (from Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee) ~ *Urisk is a Scottish solitary faerie who haunts lonely pools. He will often seek out human company but his peculiar appearance terrifies those he approaches.

Licho is an embodiment of evil fate and misfortune in Slavic mythology, a creature with one eye, often depicted as an old, skinny woman in black (Лихо одноглазое) or as an evil male goblin of forests.

Licho is an embodiment of evil fate and misfortune in Slavic mythology, a creature with one eye, often depicted as an old, skinny woman in black (Лихо одноглазое) or as an evil male goblin of forests.

Are You a Witch or Are You a Fairy? The Murder of Bridget Cleary

Bridget Cleary, Fairy Changeling Bridget Cleary was an Irish woman who, in was killed by her husband who believed she was a fairy changeling. In folklore a changeling is a fairy which is.

Nordic folklore, some interesting mythological creatures and figures

Nordic folklore

Nordic folklore, some interesting mythological creatures and figures (Also I love how the troll picture is from Trollhunter)

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