Banshee-In Irish folklore, the Bean Sidhe (woman of the hills) is a spirit or fairy who presage a death by wailing. She is popularly known as the Banshee. She visits a household and by wailing she warns them that a member of their family is about to die.
Bean Nighe - “Washer Woman” Similar to the Banshee, the Bean Nighe is an omen of death in Scottish Folklore. The Bean Nighe are often seen washing the cloths “As the "Washer at the Ford” she wanders.