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Cú Roí (mac Dáiri)
  • warriors
  • Munster
warrior and king of Munster in tales of the Ulster Cycle
Cf. Úath mac ImomainÚath mac Imomain – character in the LU version of Fled Bricrend
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See also: Conganchnes mac DedadConganchnes mac Dedad (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – warrior in the Ulster Cycle
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IuchnaIuchna – Mythical cattle-owner or briugu; associated in dinnshenchas narratives with Almu (Hill of Allen, Co. Kildare) and Adarca (eponymously, Adarca Bó Iuchna) in Co. Offaly; name probably connected to Benna Iuchna in Slán seiss, a Brigit co mbúaid; in the story cycle around Cú Roí, he came to be equated or merged with Echde [or Eochu] Echbél, legendary owner of three special cows.
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See also references for related subjects.
Bondarenko, Grigory, “Cú Roí and Svyatogor: a study in chthonic”, in: Mikhailova, Tatyana, Maxim Fomin, Séamus Mac Mathúna, and Grigory Bondarenko (eds), Proceedings of the Second International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica, held in Moscow (14–17 September 2006), Studia Celto-Slavica 2, Moscow: Moscow State University, 2009. 64–74.
University of Ulster – eprint: <link>
Gray, Elizabeth A., “The warrior, the poet and the king: ‘the three sins of the warrior’ and Cú Roí”, in: Nagy, Joseph Falaky, and Leslie Ellen Jones (eds.), Heroic poets and poetic heroes in Celtic tradition. A Festschrift for Patrick K. Ford, CSANA Yearbook 3, 4, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2005. 74–90.
Hellmuth, Petra Sabine, “A giant among kings and heroes: some preliminary thoughts on the character Cú Roí mac Dáire in medieval Irish literature”, Emania: Bulletin of the Navan Research Group 17 (1998): 5–11.
Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
Internet Archive: <link>
444–446   [2.43] “Zwei Gedichten auf CūRoi”
446–447   [2.44] “Die verlorene Sage von Fiamain mac Foroi”
Meyer, Kuno, “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Die Abenteuer Cūrōi mac Dāri's”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 13 (1921): 10–13.
Internet Archive: <link>