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or Cu·chul·ainn also Cu Chul·ainn  (ko͞o-kŭl′ĭn, -KHŭl′-)
A legendary hero of ancient Ulster who single-handedly defended it against the rest of Ireland.


(kuˈkʌl ɪn, ˈku xʊ lɪn)

a hero of Ulster in Irish legend.
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Most interesting addition to the entries for the Gain Corn Cuchulainn was the Peter Cronin-trained Frankies Lady, who was originally due to run at Sunderland.
Enda's school performed an elaborate, Irish-language tribute to Cuchulainn in 1909, "an equestrian pageant staged in the open air" with the title character in a horse-drawn chariot.
No, the chances are slim that Cuchulainn wore a necktie.
He explained: "There is this myth that Cuchulainn wanted to travel Ulster alone and anyone else who went with him would go into labour, so I got hooked up to a machine that simulates labour.
Brady, of Marsden Terrace, McCann, of Cuchulainn House, McDonnell, of Cedar Avenue, and Ferguson, of Henderson Avenue, all North Belfast, are accused of three burglaries on April 25.
Songs such as The Sick Bed Of Cuchulainn and Sally MacLennane were taken at speed, while Dirty Old Town and A Pair Of Brown Eyes were turned into mass singalongs by the capacity crowd.
A RENOWNED historian has criticised the Irish tourist industry for cashing in on the legend of mythical warrior Cuchulainn.
To assist her in rebuilding the castle are her brother, Cuchulainn, Danann, Stonemaster and centaur, Brighid, a Huntress and centaur, Brenna, a Healer, and many others.
La literatura ha hecho suyo a menudo el empleo de motivos inspirados en tales fenomenos y visitas de otros mundos, como es el caso del poema Cuchulainn del irlandes Michael O'Loughlin que ofrecemos traducido a continuacion:
Among 17 groups performing will be Nathaniel Newton Infants School pupils Indian dancing, Etone Community School students telling a Celtic tale of the life of Cuchulainn and Wembrook Primary School children acting out the legend of golden arrow.
Legendary Irish hero Cuchulainn supposedly juggled nine apples sometime during the fifth century A.
One segment, a lamentation for the Celtic mythical hero Cuchulainn, may remind some viewers of the ``Stonehenge'' sequence from ``This Is Spinal Tap.