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In Celtic mythology, Brigid ("goddess who exults herself") was the daughter of Dagda and wife of Bres.
Brigid was known by many names, but all the different divinities were three-aspected goddesses.
- "Fire of Inspiration" - patroness of poets
- "Fire of the Hearth" - patroness of healers, goddess of fertility
- "Fire of the Forge" - patroness of smiths, craftsmen and warriors
Brigid was the goddess of the Sacred Flame of Kildare. After the Christianization of the Celts, Brigid was considered the foster mother of Jesus Christ and was often called St. Brigid, daughter of the druid, Dougal the Brown. Some sources suggest that Saint Brigid was an Irish Catholic bishop.
Brigid was the patron goddess of the druids. Names: