Fíngein mac Luchta

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A king of Munster at the time of Conn Cétchathach [of the Hundred Battles], who was visited each Samain by a prophetess named Rothniam who told him all the occurrences of that sacred night and everything that would result from them for the next twelve months. Much of this story is told in Airne Fíngein [Fíngein's Night Watch], ed. Joseph Vendryes (Dublin, 1953).

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