20O'Neill, John. "Just Another 'Fulachta Fiadh' Story." Archaeology Ireland 14.2 (2000): 19.
That the fulachta fiadh may be used for brewing beer was a moment of inspiration: "One hungover morning at breakfast, discussing the natural predisposition of all men to seek means to alter our minds, coupled with our innate inquisitiveness (and more mundane preparations for the excavation of a fulacht fiadh), Billy came to a sudden and startling conclusion: fulachta fiadh were Ireland's earliest breweries!" (Quinn, Billy, and Declan Moore. "Ale, Brewing and 'Fulachta Fiadh'" Archaeology Ireland 21.3 (2007): 8.)