Brigit is a deity in Irish mythology. She was a member of the Tuatha Dé Danann.
Bride, Brigid, Brighid, Brid, Bridget, Briid, Biddy, Brig, Brixia, Brigindo
Brigit is considered a classic Celtic Triple Goddess.
It is commonly accepted that her name means "Exhalted."
Brigit was the goddess of Smithing, Healing, and Poetry. She was also associated with Fire, Cattle, Keening, Motherhood, and Spiritual Enlightenment. She was an atypical Celtic deity in that her worship was widespread, rather than place-bound. Her feast day was February 1 and called Imbolc. It is believed by most scholars that her preisthood was all female and that males were even denied access to sites associated with her.