Fintan's Grave

Fintan's Grave is a mythological cave on the Irish mountain (now hill) Tul Tuinde[1] (Hill of the Wave) in the Arra Mountains near Lough Derg.[2][3]

Fintan's Grave
Fert Fintain, Dun Tulcha
Map showing the location of Fintan's Grave
Map showing the location of Fintan's Grave
Coordinates52°50′48″N 8°23′26″W / 52.8467°N 8.3905°W / 52.8467; -8.3905Coordinates: 52°50′48″N 8°23′26″W / 52.8467°N 8.3905°W / 52.8467; -8.3905

Supposedly, Fintan mac Bóchra waited out the Flood here.[4]


  1. ^ Mountain, Harry (May 1998). The Celtic Encyclopedia. Universal-Publishers. p. 679. ISBN 978-1-58112-892-5. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Annal M2242.1". Annals of the Four Masters. CELT: The Corpus of Electronic Texts. p. 5.
  3. ^ Joyce, Patrick Weston (1875). The origin and history of Irish names of places. Longmans, Green and Company. p. 253. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  4. ^ R. A. S. Macalister, ed. (1941). "§26-38: The Invasions of Cessair and of Partholon". Lebor Gabála Érenn: Book of the Taking of Ireland. Dublin: Irish Texts Society. p. §28.

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