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Cúchulainn (Cúchulain)

Cúchulainn (Cúchulain)

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Home, Sweet Home
In case you're curious, here's what Ulster, my home county, looks like on a map. [Map of Ulster with Ireland, in counties. 2011.]


Me as a Young'n
No matter what century it is, I'm still a macho man. Here's me, just on the verge of ultimate handsomeness. [Cover of Eleanor Hull's The Boys' Cuchulain.Illustration by Stephen Reid. 1904]


Domestic Dispute
Here, Emer's getting on my case about something—I can't remember what. [Illustration of Cúchulainn and Emer by H.R. Millar from Celtic Myth and Legend by Charles Squire. 1905]


Moving Up the Ranks
I'm old enough for weapons, but my uncle says I'm too young. Screw him! I turned into the best fighter anyway. [The Boys' Cuchulain by Eleanor Hull. Illustration by Stephen Reid. 1904]


Let Light Lead the Way
I'm stumbling around on a mission to travel to Scotland. It's dark out, so I can't see. I asked my dad, Lugh, to help me out, so he sent some crazy wheel of light to show me where to go. Thanks, Dad! [The Boys' Cuchulain by Eleanor Hull. Illustration by Stephen Reid. 1904]


I'm Going Crazy… in Battle
…Aaaaaand I'm off! Here's me on my way to kick some enemy butt. [T. W. Rolleston, Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race. Illustration by Joseph Christian Leyendecker. 1911]


Down With the Dog
Here's my first claim to fame—knocking off Culain's hound. That gave me my name. [The Boys' Cuchulain by Eleanor Hull. Illustration by Stephen Reid. 1904]


Friends Forever?
Ferdiad and I were bros for life… until I killed him when we were on opposite sides of a battle. Oops. [Celtic Myths and Legends by Charles Squire. Illustration by E. Wallcousins. 1905]


Kickin' the Bucket
I'm about to go into my last battle here, but my rep lives on. [The Boys' Cúchulainn by Eleanor Hull. Illustration by Stephen Reid. 1904]


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