Emain Macha

Irish - A fortress-city, the seat of the kings of Ulster. Macha captured the five sons of Dirthorba when she killed their father and took the throne of Ulster, forcing them to build the walls of the city. This was the site of the episode in which fifty naked women cooled Cuchulainn's battle-lust with vats of cold water. The site was called Emain Macha (twins of Macha) after the children born to Macha when she defeated the swiftest horses of the king in a race. Occasionally called Emain Macha, Emhain Mhacha or Emhain Mhacha.

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