This is a short feature about the greatest of Irish heroes, the Ulsterman known as Cú Chulainn (Hound of Culann). His life was a fascinating sequence of action, adventure and romance little known outside the bounds of the Emerald Isle, and not well enough known within. From the tough little boy, Setanta, to the most […]
It’s colder and wetter now. The climate has cooled. The crops are failing. To appease their fickle deities the tribesmen must make a powerful sacrifice. They stand nervously huddled within the shadowy chamber and restrain their drugged victim as outside the steadily weakening sun falls ominously to mark the end of the year. It’s 3000 […]
This is from an Irish folk legend… still going strong.