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  • Cúchulainn

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The legend of Cúchulainn is one of the greatest in Irish mythology. He is noted in Irish mythical sagas for his superhuman strength and amazing deeds on the battlefield.

His story was originally passed down by word of mouth, until it was written down more than 800 years ago in the Táin Bó Cúailnge. The story is so powerful that it is still taught in schools and written about today.

Louth is known as Cúchulainn country because Cúchulainn is reputed to have grown up there and many of the most famous stories involving him happened there. We will now look at his childhood and you will see that even as a young child, he was stronger than any man.