BBC NI Schools
Programme 3: In Love and War
Cú Chulainn falls in love with Emer one of the most beautiful women in Ireland. They pledge loyalty but soon they must part as he has to continue his military studies in Scotland with Scathach. Emer gives him a love token which he promises never to part with. With difficulty he finally joins Scathach's camp and daily improves his skills. As a test Scathach demands his love brooch. He refuses her and he is pitted against a multi-faceted enemy. His love token lost, he returns crestfallen to Ireland. Emer realises he will always put his work first and regretfully they part.