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In the film "The Secret of Roan Inish", Nuala was a sulkie, or a seal who could shed its skin and become human. It is said that anyone who could capture a sulkie's skin would have complete control over it; but once a sulkie finds its skin, neither chains of steel nor chains of love can keep it from the sea.
-- Arowen Half-Elven  12/24/2005
Nuala is the name of the mother of actress Mischa Barton.
-- Pheadirean  5/14/2006
Pronounced NOO-la.
-- Anonymous User  3/15/2007
Nuala was a minor character in Neil Gaiman's Sandman series.
-- mymymetrocard  8/30/2007
Nuala and Fionnuala were Ulster twins. Nuala was dark and Fionnuala was fair (fionn being fair in Irish). They both fell in love with the same warrior and Nuala killed Fionnuala by drowning her. He didn't marry her anyway.
-- Anonymous User  2/19/2008
In Hellboy 2 one of the main elves is called Princess Nuala (pronounced in the film as "Noo-ah-lah").
-- Ligeia  9/19/2008
Nuala Conway is the girl from Northern Ireland, she gave a birth to sextuplets in 2009.
-- Ravynne  6/27/2010
Irish people, in accordance with the Irish Gaelic pronunciation, would pronounce this name NOO-a-lah, not NOO-lah. [noted -ed]
-- Anonymous User  5/8/2011
Nuala is the name of the internationally renowned Irish Gaelic poet, Nuala NĂ­ Dhomhnaill (b.1952).
-- Anonymous User  5/8/2011
Nuala ni Conchobair (died 1226) was the daughter of King RuaidrĂ­ Ua Conchobair of Connacht.
-- KathosAnnora  5/19/2011
I think it could also be pronounced NOO-la, since Fionnuala is pronounced fin-OO-la. But I don't speak Gaelic, so I could be wrong.
-- Anonymous User  8/17/2013
Nuala Willis is a British opera singer and actress.
-- Kosta  12/27/2013

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