Oidheadh Chuinn Chéadchathaigh‘The violent death of Conn Cétchathach (Céadchathach)’

  • Early Modern Irish
  • Cycles of the Kings, Aideda
Early Modern Irish tale of the death of Conn Cétchathach.
  • Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 448
    pp. 90–104heading: ‘Ag so síos Óidhe Chuinn Ceadcathaigh’
  • Early Modern Irish
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Related: Oided Chuind ChétchathaichOided Chuind Chétchathaich


Cycles of the Kings
Cycles of the Kings
id. 80


Conn CétchathachConn Cétchathach
legendary high-king of Ireland; son of Fedlimid Rechtmar
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[ed.] [tr.] Breatnach, Caoimhín [ed.], Patronage, politics and prose: Ceasacht ingine Guile, Sgéala muice Meic Dhá Thó, Oidheadh Chuinn Cheadchathaigh, Maynooth Monographs 5, Maynooth: An Sagart, 1996.
Dennis Groenewegen
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