Niall: the Hurling Match

A moan went up from the boys who were unfortunate enough to be on the other team. Though smaller than most of the other boys Niall was powerful and above all intense. With practiced efficiency he drove the ball over the goal in a high arching shot that brought a sigh of admiration from his team-mates.

Annals of the Tuatha de Dana

This is the way it was with the Tuatha de. Each wife with her husband had a first born, but second, Dana gave a child. The women bore this womb duty so that children of the gods were born. Second and Fifth were borne as womb duty for the Tuatha de Dana. But Dana favored the bright celtic stocks for her kings and queens. Dana herself bare Brigid (3) not the betrayer who fled, this was the true born daughter of Dana herself.