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Ardee

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A town in Co. Louth on the River Dee, 14 miles N of Drogheda. The name is an anglicization of Áth Fhirdiadh [Ir., the ford of Ferdia], marking the site of Ferdiad's death in the Táin Bó...

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Fraoch

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The hero of the Irish epic the Tain Bo Fraoch, the lesser of the Irish tains (“cattle raids”), Fraoch falls in love with Findhair (“Fair Eyebrows”), a daughter of the ...

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Táin Bó Cuailnge

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The chief epic of the Ulster cycle of Irish mythology, an account in prose and verse of the raid by Queen Maeve of Connaught to secure the Brown Bull of ...

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