Warriors, Heroes & Villains 

Laegaire the Triumphant

 

 

Name:  Laegaire / Loegaire / Battle-Winner / 'Buadhach'

 

Clan: Rudraige

 

Profession:  Warrior Chariot-Chief

 

Father:  Connad Mac Iliach

 

Paternal Grandfather: Iliach Mac Cas 

 

Wife: Fedelm kin to Conchobar Mac Nessa

 

King:  Conchobar Mac Nessa

 

Friends:  Cúchulainn  Conall the Victorious  Fergus Mac Roig

 

Charioteer:  Sedlang Mac Riangabra

 

Associated Sites:  Emain Macha

 

Province:  Ulster

 

Army:  The Red Branch

Laegaire Battle-Winner was a comrade in arms of Cúchulainn and Conall the Victorious.  He was a member of the Red Branch army serving under King Conchobar.  He went to train with Cúchulainn with Scathach the warrior woman but he was turned back by magical spells and could not make the journey.

Stories, Myths and Legends associated with Laegaire

The Feast of Bricriu

The Wasting Sickness of Cúchulainn

Cúchulainn trains with Scathach

The Awakening of the Men of Ulster

The Fair of Tailtiu

The Birth of Cuchulain by Lady Gregory

The Feast of Bricriu and The War of the Words

The Courting of Emer

Dindshenchas Teamhair (Tara)

Scél Muicce Mac Dathó

The Story of Mac Dathó's Pig

 

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