Mythology Mondays

Manannán: god of endless bacon

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This week we are talking about another one of my fave gods. Manannán Mac Lir is the Irish god of rain, mist, the sea, and the Otherworld. He first came into my life several years ago, and he’s been a huge part of it since. I’m going to try to talk about him a bit more neutrally in this post than I usually do at my religious blogs, but it’ll be hard, because I really love this dude. Ok, so. Manannán. Manannán is a psychopomp god — that means he’s a guardian deity between the realms of life and