Information about Cave of Mount Seefin

Information from O'Donovan's Field Name Books

Standard Name:
Cave of Mount Seefin
Irish Form of Name:
Suidhe Fín
Finn Mac Cool's seat
Civil Parish:
Other Forms of the Name with authority source (if provided) in italics:
Cave of Mount Seefin
Mountseefin Cave Patrick McTigue, Seefin townland
Mount seems an odd name for a cave. Has it any Irish name? J. O D.
This cave has in it 3 apartments or chambers built with stone, without any lime or local mortar or cement, and arched over head with large stone flags. H.Brady, Civil Assistant.
In the townland of Seefin, parish of Killogilleen, Barony of Dunkellin and County Galway.

Townland Information

What is a townland?:
A townland is one of the smallest land divisions in Ireland. They range in size from a few acres to thousands of acres. Many are Gaelic in origin, but some came into existence after the Norman invasion of 1169
Cave of Mount Seefin is in Seefin townland.