Áine is also known as the Fairy Queen of Munster Ireland.
(Fairy Queen of Munster)
Celtic moon goddess, Aine of Knockane
Goddess of love and fertility; also known as the Fairy Queen of Munster. She encouraged human love, but was of course opposed to rape and the forceful nature of love. Aine was also known as a goddess of fertility in that she had control and command over crops and animals. She was known to have made a magical vow to never sleep with a man of grey hair. She was able to hold this vow even after her sister strove to sabotoge her by way of her lover Fionnis.
Other Names: Aine Marina, Aine of Knockaine.
Lover: King Aillel Olim, Fionnis
Children: Geroid Iarla
Festivals: Midsummer's Eve
Planets: Sun, Moon
Animals: Red Mare, Rabbit, Swan
Moon Goddess of Munster, Patroness of crops and cattle. She gave the Meadowsweet its scent. Connected with the midsummer festival. May be identified with Anu.