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Liath Luachra


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1 Liath Luachair, Lia Luchar [Ir., grey of Luachair]. Keeper of the crane bag [corrbolg] in the Fenian Cycle, which will become one of the great treasures of the Fianna. Described as a hideous warrior, Liath Luachra of Connacht becomes ‘treasurer’ of the Fianna after the death of Cumhall while Goll mac Morna is in command. The boy Fionn mac Cumhaill kills him and takes his treasure from him. Liath Luachra is the father of Conán mac Lia.

2 Liathluachra. A nurse of Fionn mac Cumhaill, along with Bodhmall, in oral tradition.

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