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[Ir. Ard Fhearta, height of the grave].

A village in Co. Kerry, 6 miles NNW of Tralee, and a monastic centre in early Christian times. Home of St Brendan, sometimes called ‘Brendan of Ardfert’.

See Francis Nunan, Ardfert-Brendan, Kerry's Ancient See and Shrine (Tralee, 1966).

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