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Macha (Erse pronunciation: [ˈmaxə]) is a goddess o auncient Ireland, associatit wi war, horse, sovereignty, an the steids o Armagh an Eamhain Mhacha in Coonty Armagh, which are namit efter her. A nummer o figurs cried Macha appear in Erse meethology, legend an historical tradeetion, aw believit tae derive frae the same deity. The name is presumably derivit frae Proto-Celtic *makajā denotin "a plain" (genitive *makajās "of the plain").[1]

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