Where we left off, Cú Chulainn was getting dung smeared in his face by a stronger, magical king. None of that matters, because Cú Chulainn won. Of course he did. He's Cú Chulainn. Today's story picks up years later. As it turns out, killing people indiscriminately for all of your adult life (and pretty much all of your childhood) has consequences. Today, we'll learn what those are.
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Stronger than usual violence. Some guys get a spear through their faces and there are entrails all over the place.
Just finished listening to this episode and really enjoyed it! You might have come across it already, but this particular moment is a big symbol in Irish nationalism. There’s a statue of Cú Chulainn outside the GPO and murals of the dying hero feature both in nationalist and unionist murals in Northern Ireland. There are also some interesting religious parallels as well. Well worth a bit of a look!