Fintan's Grave

Fintan's Grave
Fert Fintain, Dun Tulcha
Map showing the location of Fintan's Grave
Coordinates 52°50′48″N 8°23′26″W / 52.846715°N 8.390566°W / 52.846715; -8.390566
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Fintan's Grave is a mythological cave on the Irish mountain (now hill) Tul Tuinde[1] (Hill of the Wave) in the Arra Mountains near Lough Derg.[2][3]

Supposedly, Fintan mac Bóchra waited out the Flood here.[4]


  1. Mountain, Harry (May 1998). The Celtic Encyclopedia. Universal-Publishers. p. 679. ISBN 978-1-58112-892-5. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  2. "Annal M2242.1". Annals of the Four Masters. CELT: The Corpus of Electronic Texts. p. 5.
  3. Joyce, Patrick Weston (1875). The origin and history of Irish names of places. p. 253. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  4. R. A. S. Macalister, eds. (1941). "§26-38: The Invasions of Cessair and of Partholon". Lebor Gabála Érenn: Book of the Taking of Ireland. Dublin: Irish Texts Society. p. §28.
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