Basic Information

Type/Species: Sea Serpent
Origin: Irish Folktale

About Suileach

Said to be found in Lough of Swilly in Ireland, this creature was quite a menace to the area of Country Donegal. Suileach was vanquished, but sources disagree who the slayer was. The most common of these is Saint Colum Cuille, who lived in the late 500s. [1]

Physical Description

This creature is known for its many eyes and its immense size. [1]


  1. Rose Giants, Monsters and Dragons

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