* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
Dismiss
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Dagda

Dagda

 Table of Contents
Home Mythology Dagda Police Reports Nechtán vs. the Dagda and Boann

Case File: Nechtán vs. the Dagda and Boann

Police Reports

Case Description: Nechtán accuses the Dagda of seducing his wife, Boann, while he was away on business for a day.

Case Status: Case settled. The Dagda and Boann did indeed have an affair that lasted "one night" (Nechtán was under a spell that made him think he was only gone for a day, but it was really nine months). The Dagda paid out the settlement. What Nechtán doesn't know is that the Dagda and Boann had a baby—Angus Og—who's being fostered by Elcmar. Shhhh, don't tell.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement