Warriors and Nobles Warriors played a predominant role in medieval Irish society, from protecting the king and borders to the occasional raid of other túatha. Due to the high cost of being a warrior, many were of the noble class. Noble children learned the warrior way through fosterage and joining a fían before taking their place in the túath.
1. Fíanna
2. Nobles
3. Notable Literary Warriors
4. Warriors
Gall Óglach at the Roscommon Abby
Image Found at:http://www.flickr.com/photos/feargal/4914949671/ For an essay by Rory Convery discussing early medieval Irish and Anglo-Saxon warrior cultures click here
  1. ^ http://www.flickr.com/photos/feargal/4914949671/ Image attributed to "Fergal OP" on flickr