Cnoc Meadha

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A hill, Castle-hacket, west of Tuam, Co. Galway, thought 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 Queen Medb, whose name may be transformed in the name Cnoc Meadha. Known on some modern maps as Knockmagha, Knockma, or Knock Ma.

Subjects: Religion.

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