Cu Chulainn (c.50 - ):
Cuchulaind was a Red Branch Knight. He was mythological figure, associated with South East Ulster and was a cousin of Conall Cearnach, and of the three sons of Uisliu. He was initiated into the military order at seven years of age and was educated in arms in Britain by Scathach, a female warrior. He died when he was twenty-seven years of age and there are contradictory accounts of how and where this happened. He is a major figure in Irish literature. It is said his head and right hand were buried at Tara. His home fort was Dun Dalgan near present day Dundalk.