Irish Mythology

The Gods and Spirits of Ireland

CULANN

Irish God

A blacksmith with a watchdog

The watchdog was unleashed and poor beleaguered Sétanta was forced to kill the savage beast in self-defense.

Culann was not happy with this, but Sétanta was so keen to make amends that he offered himself as a temporary stand-in watchdog.

From that day forth he became known as The Hound of CullanCúchulainn.

Culann Facts and Figures

Name: Culann
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names:

Gender: Male
Type: God
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 646

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Article last revised on May 22, 2019 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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