Druids, Bards & Witches

Fathach

 

Name:  Fathach

 

Race:  Fir Bolg

 

Profession:  Poet / Bard

 

King:  Eochaid Mac Eirc

Fathach was the poet of the Fir Bolg at the time of the first battle of Moytura.  He erected a pillar known as 'Fathach's Pillar' on which to stand and watch the proceedings of the battle and take account of all that transpired.  He made a lamentation as he saw that the Fir Bolg were suffering such heavy losses.

Stories, Myths and Legends associated with Fathach:

The First Battle of Moytura

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