Words and Proper Names


Parsons (Geraldine): Revisiting Almu in Middle Irish texts.
In Authorities and adaptations (2014), pp. 211–231.
Discusses traditions surrounding the hill at Almu, particularly in fíannaigecht texts.
FitzPatrick (Elizabeth), Hennessy (Ronan): Finn’s Seat: topographies of power and royal marchlands of Gaelic polities in medieval Ireland.
In LH 38/2 (2017), pp. 29–62.
Investigates hilltop cairns and mounds named Suidhe Finn which were used as boundary landmarks. Includes a case study of the landscape of the hill of Almhain and its summit mound of Suidhe Finn in North Leinster.