Tain Referenced Sites
Modern Correspondence
Tara, the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, near Navan, in County Meath.
The boyhood Cúchulainn asks his charioteer to name and describe the entire landscape around them. "In this way he gave the name of every fort of any size between Temair and Cenannos. And he recited to him also all fields and fords, all habitations and places of note, and every fastness and fortress" (The Táin, 87).








                  Mound of the hostages.

Mound of the hostages with view of the ditches.

Aerial view of the hill of Tara.


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