CELTIC MYTHOLOGY

The Gods of Ireland, Scotland, Wales & Gaul

FINN-MACCOOL

Celtic legendary mortal

Legendary Hero of the Fenians.

He burnt his thumb trying to turn the wise fish FINTAN on a makeshift spit, and when he sucked the resulting blister a great splurge of knowledge was released into his head. But his digestive system couldn’t cope and all the knowledge passed onto his son OISIN.

With a salmon that smart, it’s more than likely it escaped back into the river and burning Finn with a fin was a ruse to put this into effect.

The heroic FINN-MACCOOL delights in cross-country running into strange situations with dogged persistence.

FINN-MACCOOL FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : FINN-MACCOOL
Location : Western Europe
Gender : Male
Type : legendary mortal
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 10793

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Article last updated on 15 August 2009 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "FINN-MACCOOL: legendary mortal from Celtic mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 15 Aug. 2009. Web. 30 July 2014.

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