Aillén

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Aillén

Mythology: Celtic

Classification: Beast

Habitats: Cave or Underground

Size: Large (Hippo)

This name is shared with two creatures.

1)A three-headed monster that lived in a cave. It said to terrorize Ireland on the eve of Samhain.

2) This monster the men of Tara in a deep sleep with his music while burning the fortress to the ground with his fiery breath. For 23 years, this creature destroyed Tara on Samhain and each year the men rebuilt the fortress. Soon a man named Fionn Mac Cumhaill stood up against this creature and ended the region of terror. He inhaled the poison from his spear to keep himself awake. And when the creature came he slew this creature.

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