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    Scél Tuáin meic Cairill do Finnen Maige Bile‘Tuan mac Cairill's story to Finnén of Mag Bile’

    • Middle Irish
    • Irish legendary history
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    • Middle Irish
    • Middle Irish.

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    Irish legendary history

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    Tuán mac CairillTuán mac Cairill (ass. time-frame: Irish legendary history) – Tuán son of Cairell; an ancient figure of Irish legendary history, who is said to have witnessed, in the shapes of various animals, the course of Irish history since the Flood; said to have survived into the time of Patrick, when he resumed a human appearance.
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    Finnian of MovilleFinnian of Moville – Findbarr, patron saint of Mag Bile (Moville)
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    [ed.] [tr.] Carey, John, “Scél Tuáin meic Chairill”, Ériu 35 (1984): 93–111.
    Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link>
    [ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], “Appendix A. Tuan mac Cairill's story to Finnen of Moville”, in: Nutt, Alfred, and Kuno Meyer, The voyage of Bran, son of Febal to the land of the living, 2 vols, vol. 2: The Celtic doctrine of rebirth, London: David Nutt, 1897. 285–301.
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    [tr.] Carey, John [tr.], “[Various contributions]”, in: Koch, John T., and John Carey (eds.), The Celtic Heroic Age. Literary sources for ancient Celtic Europe and early Ireland & Wales, Celtic Studies Publications 1, 4th ed. (1995), Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2003. [Various].
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