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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.
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(kuːˈkʌlɪn; kʊˈxʊlɪn) ,




(European Myth & Legend) Celtic myth a legendary hero of Ulster
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As part of her on-site visit on June 7, the inspector noted the "rattling" and "screaming" sounds from the park's existing Cu Chulainn roller coaster.
ALL BUT DEAD AND IMMOBILIZED BY GRIEF HIMSELF, the legendary Irish hero Cu Chulainn stands beside a body slain by his own hand and begins to keen (ac ecaine, line 3414) for Fer Diad, the beloved friend, foster-brother, and, finally, opponent, who lies lifeless before him.
Eamon Byers, Stephen Kelly, and Kath Stevenson examine the connection between cultural nationalism and the figures of Cu Chulainn and Saint Patrick in their chapter, showing how these figures were used to give legitimacy to political affiliations during the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Teens will not be disappointed either - with a 5D cinema, a monster zip line and classic fairground rides dotted around the park, you can leave them to explore as you get your head showered, We sampled only a little of what Tayto has to offer - there's the tour of the factory, a zoo with a seriously impressive leopard and coming in the summer is the Cu Chulainn Coaster.
CU CHULAINN'S GAC have become the first North East club to reign supreme in the All-Britain Gaelic Football Championships.
These range from tales of Cu Chulainn and Fionn Mac Cumhal to more modern songs by the early eighteenth-century harpist and composer, Turlough O'Carolan.
Chapter topics include the oral tradition and beginnings of written manuscripts; introductions to each of the saga cycles (which contain the stories of Cu Chulainn, Finn mac Cumaill, and other heroes as well as kings such as Cormac mac Airt); poets and poetry; and the hero and heroic biography.
Named after legendary Pictish warrior Cu Chulainn, the ale can have a hefty kick.
Galahad becomes interested in the legend of Cu Chulainn, the greatest mythical hero of Northern Island.
Thus, Belfast playwright Stewart Parker rubs shoulders with Parliament na mBan, a seventeenth-century didactic text in Gaelic, and with nineteenth-century nationalist leader Charles Stewart Parnell, while the entry on Brian Friel's early play Crystal and Fox is flanked by Cu Chulainn, the mythical hero of the Ulster cycle, and the nineteenth-century journalist and novelist Eyre Evans Crowe.
Bricriu, the trickster, promises the hero's portion of his feast to three different champions, Loegaire Buadach, Conall Cernach, and Cu Chulainn. A violent dispute over precedence ensues, which leads to a series of contests.