King Ochne

 

Name:  Ochne

 

Properties: God of Cattle/ Livestock

 

Profession:  King

 

Race:  Tuatha Dé Danann

 

Province:  Connaught

 

Swineherd: Rucht

Ochne was king of the faery-host of Connaught, his swineherd was a rival of the swineherd of King Bodb they engaged in a series of fights in many different forms spanning many years.  Eventually the swineherd of Ochne becomes the Brown Bull of Cooley and still causes trouble among people as Queen Medb of Connaught goes to war for possession of it.

Stories, Myths and Legends associated with Ochne:

The Birth of the Bulls

The Cattle Raid of Cooley

 

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