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Bachlach

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[Ir., rustic, servant, labourer, etc.].

An Irish word often translated as ‘churl’, used to describe several figures in early narratives, most notably Cráebruad in Fled Bricrenn...

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Bachlach

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[Ir., rustic, servant, labourer, etc.].

An Irish word often translated as ‘churl’, used to describe several figures in early narratives, most notably Cráebruad in Fled Bricrenn...

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Bachlach

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 38 words.

[Ir., rustic, servant, labourer, etc.].

An Irish word often translated as ‘churl’, used to describe several figures in early narratives,

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Fer Caille

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 147 words.

[Ir., man of the wood].

A forbidding churl or herdsman [Ir. bachlach] of Togail Bruidne Da Derga [The Destruction

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Fer Caille

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[Ir., man of the wood].

A forbidding churl or herdsman [Ir. bachlach] of Togail Bruidne Da Derga [The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel] who greets and entices Conaire on his way to...

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Cú Roí

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[Ir., hound of the plain (?); hound of god (?)].

Usually seen as a hero of Munster, Cú Roí is one of the most enigmatic figures in early Irish narrative; he may also be a divinity,...

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