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The exploits of Finn Mac Cumhail, (alias, Fingal) with an account of the battle of Fintra or Ventry, 15th century

MS. Rawl. B. 487, fol. 1
Held at the Weston Library

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At the end is a memorandum that the tract was written by Finnlaech O'Cathasaidh (Finlay O'Casey) for Saidhb (Sabia) daughter of Taidhg Ua Maille (Teague O'Malley.)

Some Irish verses in praise of this lady follow, which are mutilated in the conclusion.


  • Creation: 15th century


1 item

Language of Materials

  • Irish


MS. Rawl. B. 487, fol. 1


  • See O'Conor's Rerum Hibernicarum Scriptores , vol. i. Epist. p. lx; and the Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy , vol. v. p. 163, in octavo. Dubl. 1853. An edition of the text as found in this MS. is proposed for publication by the Ossianic Society.

Physical Facet

On parchment


Repository Details

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