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Finn mac Cumaill (earlier mac Umaill?), Find úa Báiscni: central hero in medieval Irish and Scottish literature of the so-called Finn Cycle; warrior-hunter and leader of a fían
  • s. xx / s. xxi
  • (supp.) fl. 6th century?
  • Corcach
Irish saint, patron of Corcach (Cork)
  • supp. fl. 7th century, d. 655/665?
  • Brí Gobann
patron saint of Brí Gobann (Brigown in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork)
  • fl. 5th/6th century
  • Clúain Eraird
Finnián mac Findloga, patron saint of Clúain Eráird (Clonard)
Findbarr, patron saint of Mag Bile (Moville)
  • fl. 9th century
  • Rheinau, Switzerland, Orkneys, Ireland
Irish saint from Leinster who is said to have been captured by vikings and carried off as a slave to the Orkneys, only to escape and embark on a pilgrimage to Rome; while returning home, he met and joined a community of anchorites based at Rheinau (at the Rhine, near Schaffhausen, modern Switzerland).
A figure of medieval Irish tradition who survives the Flood and lives to give eye-witness accounts of the history of Ireland