Ep. 32 – Finn Mac Cumhal and the Captaincy of the Fianna

Illustration by Stephen Reid

It is said that Finn Mac Cumhal fought a goblin of the fairy folk on Samhain-eve on the hill of Tara. In this special Halloween-week episode, we tell the story of Finn and how he became the captain of the Fianna of Erinn.

This story is from “The High Deeds of Finn and Other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland”, By T.W. Rolleston, Illustrated by Stephen Reid, which can be found on Project Gutenberg at www.gutenberg.org