S et a nta. By Donal Cu Chulainn and Adam McQuade. The Republic of Ireland is a sovereign state in Europe occupying about four fifths of the island of Ireland. The capital city is Dublin, located in the eastern coast of the island.
By DonalCu ChulainnandAdam McQuade
The Republic ofIreland is a sovereign state in Europe occupying about fourfifthsof the island of Ireland. The capital cityis Dublin, located in the eastern coastof the island.
Along the journey he would strike the sliotar with the hurl as hard as he could. As Setanta arrived at Emhain Macha the boys of the Macra were playing hurling as King Conor looked on.
The king intervened and demanded to know who Setanta was and commented that if Setanta was half as good a warrior as he was a hurler then he would be a rare catch! Setanta’s dream came true when King Conor invited him to become a member of The Macra.
King connorfrogot to tellCulannaboutSetanta‘slatearrival. Culannreleased his ferociousguard dog!
King Conor and Culann rushed outside and were amazed to see Setanta alive and the hound dead. Setantaused his hurl to ram his slioterdownthedogsthroat, killinghim. Culannwasdeeplyupsetthat his dog wasdead.
Culann happily accepted this offer and Setanta was given the new name of Cú Chulainn, the hound of Cullen. Eventually Setanta completed his promise to Culann but was known as Cú Chulainn until the day he died.
IfCulann were to come to Irelandtoday, he wouldhavetroublewiththe ISPCA as they are responsiblefortheprotectionofanimals in our country.