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Ulster Cycle


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Series of Irish tales relating the exploits of the king and warrior‐heroes of Ulster in their struggle against other Irish kingdoms. The best known and longest of these tales is The cattle raid of Cooley, which concerns an expedition from Connaught to steal the famous bull of Cooley and the deeds of the champion of Ulster, Cúchulain, who, as a child prodigy, tragically chooses a valiant but short life.

Subjects: Religion.


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