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Ulster Cycle

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Irish and Celtic myths and legends, Irish folklore, Irish fairy tales and More Irish Tales and Legends

Tales of the Ulster cycle, Setanta and Cuchulainn.

The Ulster Cycle of Irish legends and mythologies, or as some call it the Ulaid, tells the tales of the deeds around the royal court of Emain Macha, situated near to the city of Armagh in Northern Ireland today. These ancient stories speak of the great King Conchobar son of Nessa and the infamous hound of Chulainn, Cu Chulainn, who was Setanta son of Lugh. Great feasts, battles, tragedies and delights await the reader in the tales below!

Tales from the Ulster Cycle

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Irish fairy tales, Irish folklore