Fir Chreig

Also known as Giants of Callanish

   star star star star star
    Interesting (2 votes). Your rating?
  • #1109
  • Celtic Celtic (culture)
  • Giant Giant (attribute)
  • Domestic Domestic (attribute)
  • Troublesome Troublesome (behaviour)

A race of Giants from the Isle of Lewis, one of the Islands of the Hebrides off the coast of Scotland. When Saint Kieran travelled over to convert them to Christianity they refused. The Saint then cursed the Giants and turned them into stone. Their bodies, now rock forms a circle of stones which can still be seen today.

Fir Chreig has been viewed 1292 times.

Does Fir Chreig Exist?



Previous: Fiorgyn
   


Next: Fire Dragon

Know something about Fir Chreig?

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.

Name:

Email: