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The Cattle Raid of Cooley Characters

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Aengus

An Ulster warrior who turned aside the whole Connacht army, pelting them with flagstones. The Connacht army eventually overwhelmed and killed him.

Ailill

Medb's husband and the owner of the white bull, Finnbennach. He is a cynical man who generally accepts his wife's decisions, but seems curiously detached throughout the Táin Bó Cúailnge.

Brown Bull of Cúailnge

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Donn Cúailnge

Conall Cernach

Cúchulainn's cousin and foster brother. Connall is one of the Ulster exiles with Medb's army.

Conchobor

The son of Ness and Cathbad the druid. Conchobor was conceived because his mother learned from Cathbad that the hour was propitious for the conception of a king. Conchobor is the most celebrated king of the Ulster cycle. The character of Conchobor is deeply ambivalent. On one hand, his Ulstermen idolize him. But on the other, he has lost...

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