Knockma Hill (Cnoc Mheada) | Co Galway

Cnoc Meadha is a hill west of Tuam, Co Galway. It is said in legend to be the residence of Finnbheara, the king of the Connacht fairies. Of two large cairns on the hill, one was thought to be the burial-place of Finnbheara and the other of (the other) Queen Medb, whose name may be […]

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Fergus mac Róich – Red Branch Leader and Warrior

Fergus mac Róich is a character of the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. Formerly the king of Ulster, he is tricked out of the kingship and betrayed by Conchobar mac Nessa, and becomes the ally and lover of Conchobar’s enemy queen Medb of Connacht, and joins her expedition against Ulster in the Táin Bó Cúailnge. […]

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Fergus mac Róich – Red Branch Leader and Warrior

Fergus mac Róich is a character of the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology. Formerly the king of Ulster, he is tricked out of the kingship and betrayed by Conchobar mac Nessa, and becomes the ally and lover of Conchobar’s enemy queen Medb of Connacht, and joins her expedition against Ulster in the Táin Bó Cúailnge. […]

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