Ollamh Fodla

Ollamh Fodla, a somewhat mythical Irish monarch, who, according to Keating, reigned from 953 to 923 B.C., and according to the Four Masters, from 1318 to 1274 B.C. The compilation of a code of laws is attributed to him. He is said to have been interred in the cemetery of Tailtin, on the Loughcrew hills, in Meath.


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