Manannán mac Lir sculpture

The Manannán mac Lir sculpture is located north of Londonderry, Northern Ireland. The sculpture depicts Manannán mac Lir, a figure from Irish mythology.

Manannán Mac Lir sculpture

The Manannán mac Lir sculpture is located north of Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

The sculpture depicts Manannán mac Lir, a figure from Irish mythology that is often associated with the sea and is considered a sea deity. He is the son of the ancient Irish god Lir and is known for his magical abilities and his role as a guardian and protector of the Otherworld (Tír na nÓg), a realm of eternal youth and beauty in Irish mythology.

The statue was created by John Sutton.

To learn more about Celtic mythology, have a look at our beginner’s reading list on Celtic mythology.

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    image: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Manann%C3%A1n_mac_Lir_sculpture,_Gortmore_(geograph_4107287).jpg

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