Also known as Cirein Croin, Curtag Mhor a Chuain, Mial Mhor A’ Huain, Uile Bheisd a Chuain, Uilebheist.

   star star star star star
    Awesome (8 votes). Your rating?
  • #0735
  • Celtic Celtic (culture)
  • Aquatic Aquatic (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)

A sea monster of Scottish belief. Its name means ‘Grey Crest’ and is large enough to swallow whales. It was described as the largest Sea Serpent in the world. It is also known as Curtag Mhor a Chuain ‘The Great Ocean Whirlpool’, Mial Mhor a Chuain ‘The Great Beast of the Ocean’, and Uile Bheisd a Chuain ‘The Monster of the Ocean’. They are believed to be a colossal in size growing up to 100ft in length and raising it‘s head 30ft above the water. They cause destruction at sea and on land. They are extremely dangerous causing destruction to all creatures and even fight each other.

Cirean has been viewed 2643 times.

Does Cirean Exist?

Previous: Circhos

Next: Ciudach

Know something about Cirean?

If there's something that I've missed or would like to add then please let me know and I'll update the article. If you've seen this creature in films, TV, computer games, books or even old stories, please post a comment.