Celtic Ireland - Heroes and Heroines

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Mac Da Tho | He appears in the Ulster Cycle as a king of Leinster; in reality he is a god of the Otherworld.

Maeldun | Hero who went on a legendary voyage.

Medb | Queen of Connacht; a translation of her name is “she who intoxicates”.

Naoise | Romantically linked to Deirdre in the Ulster Cycle.

Oisin | Son of Finn (the hero of the Fionn Cycle); a warrior and poet.

Partholon | He led the initial group that colonized Ireland, according to legend (in the Book of Invasions).

Scathach | She was a legendary female warrior who trained Cu Chulainn.

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