Druids, Bards & Witches

Fercherdne

 

Name: Fercherdne/ Ferchertne

 

Profession:  Poet

 

Patron: Cú Roí Mac Dairi

 

Associated Sites: Tralee, Co. Kerry

Fercherdne was the poet of Cú Roí Mac Dairi the legendary giant of Munster.  He avenged the murder of Cú Roí by throwing himself at Blathnat the unwilling wife of Cú Roí as she stood on top of a cliff.  For she had betrayed his master and delivered him into the hands of Cúchulainn and the knights of the Red Branch.

Stories, Myths and Legends associated with Fercherdne

The Tragic Death of Cu Roi Mac Daire

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