|So Finn and his wife came up with another plan. They disguised Finn as their baby and tucked him into a cradle. When Benandonner saw the size of the baby, he figured its father Finn, must be a giant among giants, so fled back to Scotland, destroying the causeway behind him, so Finn couldn't follow. |
The ancient lava flow that created the causeway, formed when Ireland and Scotland were still connected, so there are identical basalt columns across the North Channel in Scotland. And so the legend was born.