Dithorba

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Dithorba

Brother of Red Hugh and Kimbay of Irish medieval legend. He was killed by his niece Macha, and his five sons were expelled from Ulster. They resolved to force the sovereignty of Ireland from Macha, but she discovered them in the forest, overpowered them by her magical influence, and carried them to her palace on her back. They are said to have built the famous Irish city of Emain Macha under her supervision.