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Mythology Monday: How Cú Chulainn Got His Name

It’s that time of week again, and this week we’re going to take a look at a bit of Irish mythology. Specifically, I’m going to be talking about one of Ireland’s most well known cultural heroes, Cú Chulainn. More specifically, I’m going to be talking about how he came to be called Cu Chulainn in the first place.

Also, Cú Chulainn is not pronounced the way you think it is. Nothing in Irish is pronounced the way you think it is.

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