Caol an Iarainn

Irish - A great runner from overseas. He challenged the Fianna to a race for the control of all Ireland. A clumsy churl persuaded Finn mac Cool that he was the only man capable of defeating Caol. He not only beat him but when Caol threatened him with a sword, knocked off his head and replaced it facing backwards. The churl turned out to be Manannan. Also called Caol an Iarainn.

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