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About Finn MacCool's Fingers

Finn McCools Fingers are a set of five standing stones on Shantemon mountain in County Cavan. The name is derived from the story that giant Celtic warrior Fionn mac Cumhaill lost a hand in battle. The stones are arranged in a south-east/north-west orientation.

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Attractions Near Finn MacCool's Fingers

Cathedral of Saints Patrick & Felim, Cavan

Cathedral of Saints Patrick & Felim, Cavan

5.21km from Finn MacCool's Fingers

The historic and spectacular Cathedral of Saint Patrick and Saint Felim is the most dominant building in Cavan Town. It is the seat of the Bishop of Kilmore, and the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kilmore. It was built in the years 1938 to 1942 and was one of the last huge Roman catholic cathedrals in neo classical style.

Beaghy Lough Lake

Beaghy Lough Lake

8.2km from Finn MacCool's Fingers

Beaghy Lough is a lake and is located in An Cabhán, Ulster, Ireland. It is situated in Drumhirk, west of Carfad LoughThe estimate terrain elevation above seal level is 108 metres. This could be one of the best fishing or outdoors adventure locations in the regions of Americas/Western Europe.

Inishmuck

Inishmuck

10.55km from Finn MacCool's Fingers

Inishmuck is an island in County Cavan. It is situated nearby to Ardonan. It was a greenish island and there are so many things to see and do here.

Cloughoughter Castle

Cloughoughter Castle

10.68km from Finn MacCool's Fingers

Cloughoughter Castle is a ruined circular castle on a small island in Lough Oughter, 4 kilometres east of the town of Killeshandra in County Cavan, Ireland. It stands on a small island, scarce three hundred feet in diameter, just sufficient to contain the castle and a small margin of rock around it. The island stands in very deep water; the shores are a mile distant, wild, yet thickly wooded.

Killykeen Forest Park

Killykeen Forest Park

11.61km from Finn MacCool's Fingers

Killykeen Forest Park is located in a very scenic area of Co Cavan. It lies on the shores of Lough Oughter which is part of the River Erne system. The forest consists of mainly mixed woodland including Norway and Sitka spruce, Ash, Oak and Beech. The area is popular with anglers because of its location along Lough Oughter which is connected to thousands of hectares of lakeland complexes. Canoeing, biking and windsurfing are also popular activities at the park.

Lough Oughter

Lough Oughter

12.63km from Finn MacCool's Fingers

This is a beautiful catchment of water separated by small islands and drumlins. It is a much-loved spot for fishermen, but it is also home to a wonderful array of archaeological and historical gems. Perhaps most famous of these is the stunning Clogh Oughter Castle. The lakes are bounded roughly by Belturbet in the north, Cavan town to the east, Crossdoney to the south and Killeshandra to the west. It is a perfect spot for outdoor adventures.

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County Cavan

County Cavan

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County Cavan is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Ulster and is part of the Border Region. Cavan is known as 'The Lakeland County' and is reputed to contain 365 lakes. The county contains forests such as Bellamont Forest near Cootehill, Killykeen Forest Park at Lough Oughter.

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