Agents
Fergus mac Róich
warrior in tales of the Ulster Cycle; former king of Ulster in exile in Connacht; Medb’s lover
See also: Medb ChrúachnaMedb Crúachna / Medb of Crúachan / Medb of Connacht (ass. time-frame: Subject:Ulster Cycle) – Queen of the Connachta, co-ruler with her husband Ailill mac Máta, in the Ulster Cycle. She is said to have a daughter, Findabair, and seven sons known as the seven Maines. Her lover is Fergus mac Róich.
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Ailill mac MátaAilill mac Máta (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – king of Connacht, husband of Medb of Connacht
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Conchobar mac NessaConchobar mac Nessa (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – 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.
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Russ RúadRuss Rúad / Ross Rúad – obscure ancestor figure in tales of the Ulster Cycle and material related to the Laigin; variously claimed as the father of Ailill mac Máta, Fergus mac Róich, Cairpre Nia Fer (high-king of Ireland from the Laigin), Find Fili (king of Leinster) and Fachtna Fáthach; sometimes identified as a son of Rudraige.
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Conmac mac FergusaConmac mac Fergusa – eponymous ancestor figure for the Conmaicne, listed (along with Ciar and Corc) as a son of Fergus mac Róich in Cóir anmann, which also gives his name as Cú and Lugaid Conmac.
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See also references for related subjects.
Edel, Doris, Inside the Táin: exploring Cú Chulainn, Fergus, Ailill, and Medb, Berlin: curach bhán, 2015.