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Ferdia

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

1 Variant spelling of Ferdiad.

2 Servant of Fionn mac Cumhaill whose murder at the hands of Cairbre Lifechair provokes the climactic Cath Gabhra [Battle...

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Ferdia

David Leeming.

in The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 51 words.

Ferdia (Fer Diadh) was a close friend and boyhood companion of the Irish hero Cuchulainn. Fighting on the Connacht

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Ferdia

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Ferdia (Fer Diadh) was a close friend and boyhood companion of the Irish hero Cuchulainn. Fighting on the Connacht side in the Tain war, he was forced by Queen Medb ...

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Ferdia

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

1 Variant spelling of Ferdiad.

2 Servant of Fionn mac Cumhaill whose murder at the hands of Cairbre Lifechair provokes the climactic Cath Gabhra [Battle...

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Ferdia

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 28 words.

1 Variant spelling of Ferdiad.

2 Servant of Fionn mac Cumhaill whose murder at the hands of Cairbre Lifechair

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Ferdia

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 98 words.

In Irish mythology, the fellow student and closest friend of Cúchulainn, trained with him in Alba in martial arts

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Ferdia

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 32 words.

A hero of Irish legend who was persuaded to fight for Queen maeve against cuchulain, his dearest friend. After

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Ferdia Mac Anna

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1955– ),

novelist; born in Dublin and educated at TCD, his novels include The Last of the High Kings (1991), The Ship Inspector (1994), and Cartoon City (1999). He edited The ...

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Mac Anna, Ferdia (1955)

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 50 words.

(1955– ),

novelist; born in Dublin and educated at TCD, his novels include The Last of the High

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Ardee

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 7 words.

(Baile Átha Fhirdhia) Louth. ‘Ferdia's ford’.

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Áth Fhirdiad(h)

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 44 words.

[Ir., ford of Ferdia].

Ford of the River Dee in Co. Louth, 14 miles N of Drogheda, site of the

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