The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel, Irish Tale
(from 12th century on)

Conaire Mor

Just the Facts:
  • Name: The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel
  • Also known as: Togail Bruidne Dá Derga
  • Dates: 12th century or later
  • Place: Ireland
  • Language: Gaelic
  • What it is: a tale from the Irish "Ulster Cycle" telling the life and death of Conaire Mor, a legendary High King of Ireland, who is killed at Da Derga's hostel by his enemies after violating taboos.
  • Included in lists (What's This?): HC

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