Ériu, the patron goddess of Ireland. When humans first arrived in Ireland, three important sister goddesses all asked that the island be named after them. Ériu was given the honor, and therefore the ancient name of Ireland is Éire.
The Maiden: Persephone. In Greek mythology, Persephone also called Kore ("the maiden") is the daughter of Zeus and the harvest-goddess Demeter, who, after being abducted by Hades, became queen of the underworld.