Badb - Celtic War Goddess, also known as Badb Catha (battle Crow). Part of the trio of war goddesses known as the Morrigna along with Macha and Morrigan. Associated with war and death, foreshadowing imminent bloodshed, participating in battles, and harbringer of doom are all characteristics of the Badb
BADB..BADHBH..BABD Name means: crow Irish Celtic Goddess of Battle. She was one of a group of war dieties who could influence the outcome of conflict by inspiring the combatants with fear or courage. The others were known as MORRIGAN, NEMAIN and MACHA. Myth connects Badb with the historical battle of Clontarf in 1014, when the High King Brian defeated the Viking invaders and Badb was said to have appeared over the worriors heads.
MACHA ~ Goddess of Sovereignty. She is a Triple Goddess associated with the goddess of war and peace. Macha was also a leader of wisdom, physical strength, sexuality, fertility, and mastery over men.
Cailleach is a Celtic Crone Goddess who embodies winter. She is sometimes depicted as a one-eyed giantess who leaps from peak to peak, wielding Her magical white rod and blasting the vegetation with frost. "In her head was one deep pool-like eye, Swifter than a star in winter, Upon her head gnarled brushwood, like the clawed old wood of the aspen root..." ~ Campbell: The Yellow Muilearteach