Irish Hero Fionn mac Cumhaill Fights Aillen

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Ibolya Horvath
by Internet Archive Book Images
published on 28 September 2020
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Aillen, a sídh warrior, is said to have destroyed Tara, the spiritual center of Ireland and the seat of the High Kings, each and every Samhain for nine years. He is slain by Fionn mac Cumhaill, who pierces him with an enchanted spear mere moments before Aillen can escape through the sídh mound back to the safety of the Otherworld.

Illustration from Heroes of the Dawn by Russel, V. and Elvery, B. (New York: The MacMillen Co., 1914 CE)

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