Achtland

Ulster Cycle

In the tale Longes mac nDuil Dermait (a version of Fled Bricrien), Achtland is one of the daughters of Doel the Forgotten. Her husband was the giant Connla (not to be confused with Conn's son), who, when lying down, covered the island from head to foot. Her brothers were hidden in a cave through the enchantments of the magician Eocho Bond. When C Chulainn went adventuring on the the island of Connla, Achtland convinced him to help her recover her brothers which, unsurprisingly, he did.

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