The mouse-lord of Kilkenny, a medieval town in southeast Ireland. He was slain by the huge cat Banghaisgidheach, who lived in the Dunmore Caves.
Old-Irish lug, "light, brightness"; tigern, "lord." Cf. luch, "mouse."
- MacKillop, James. (2004). Dictionary of Celtic Mythology. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc.