Daily Deity #28 CuchulainnOkay, so this guy is absolutely one of my favorite heroes in all of mythology.More Like This
Why? Because he is like one of the toughest BAMFs of a hero to ever set foot on Earth. And... he had one hell of an experience. What did you expect?
Cuchulainn (also able to be written Cu Chulainn) is Irish. His family lineage is rather complicated, because he has a lot of godly parentage that pops up all over his family tree. And I've read several versions of it, so I'm going to give a bit of a watered down version in regards to his conception and birth. Another reason for that is because I haven't even begun to touch upon the other people/gods that are involved in this story, so it will make things just a bit easier. I will absolutely go over the others in depth on another day.
So, let me start with his mother, who is absolutely his mother, Dechtire. She is daughter of Cathbad who is a very important druid/advisor to King Conchobhar Mac Nessa. Like I said, it's complicated, but these guys are important fig