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Conchobar mac Nessa
king of the Ulaid in tales of the Ulster Cycle; son either of Cathbad or Fachtna Fáthach (father) and Ness (mother); husband of Mugain; father of Cormac Cond Longas, Cúscraid Mend Macha, Furbaide Fer Bend and Fedelm Noíchrothach; fosterfather of Cú Chulainn.
See also: Ness ingen Echach SálbuidiNess – mother of Conchobar (mac Nessa), king of Ulster in the Ulster Cycle, by the druid Cathbad; daughter of Eochaid Sálbuide, a previous king of Ulster
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CathbadCathbad (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – druid to Conchobar mac Nessa, king of Ulster, in the Ulster Cycle; husband of Ness and possible father of Conchobar mac Nessa.
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Mugain [daughter of Eochaid Feidlech]Mugain ... daughter of Eochaid Feidlech (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – daughter of Eochaid Feidlech and wife of Conchobar mac Nessa
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Fachtna FáthachFachtna Fáthach
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Cormac Cond LongasCormac Cond Longas (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – warrior in tales of the Ulster Cycle; son of the Ulster king Conchobar mac Nessa; in exile in Connacht
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Cú ChulainnCú Chulainn – Young Ulster hero and chief character of Táin bó Cuailnge and other tales of the Ulster Cycle; son of Súaltam or Lug and Deichtire (sister to Conchobor); husband of Emer (ingen Forgaill)
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Cúscraid Mend MachaCúscraid Mend Macha (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – warrior in the Ulster Cycle, son of the Ulster king Conchobar mac Nessa.
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Fedelm [daughter of Conchobar mac Nessa]Fedelm ... daughter of Conchobar mac Nessa (ass. time-frame: Cú Chulainn, Conall Cernach, Ulster Cycle, Cairpre Nia Fer) – daughter of Conchobar mac Nessa
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Fergus mac RóichFergus mac Róich (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – warrior in tales of the Ulster Cycle; former king of Ulster in exile in Connacht; Medb’s lover
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Furbaide Fer BendFurbaide Fer Bend (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – Son of Conchobar mac Nessa (king of the Ulaid) in the Ulster Cycle of tales
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See also references for related subjects.
Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, “King, hero and hospitaller in Aided Celtchair maic Uthechair”, in: McLeod, Wilson, Abigail Burnyeat, Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart, Thomas Owen Clancy, and Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh (eds), Bile ós chrannaibh: a Festschrift for William Gillies, Tigh a' Mhaide, Brig o' Turk, Perthshire: Clann Tuirc, 2010. 355–364.
Parsons, Geraldine, “‘Never the twain shall meet?’ East and West in the characterization of Conchobar mac Nessa”, Quaestio Insularis 4 (2003): 35–56.
Corthals, Johan [ed.], “The retoiric in Aided Chonchobuir”, Ériu 40 (1989): 41–59.