Ó hUiginn (Tadhg Óg)

  • d. 1448
  • Irish bardic poets
Irish bardic poet of the Uí hUiginn of Connacht, son of poet Tadhg Ó hUiginn. His extant work reveals a wide range of elite patrons for whom he composed poems.

See also: Ó hUiginn familyÓ hUiginn family
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Reference works
McGuire, James [ed.], and James Quinn [ed.], Dictionary of Irish biography, online ed., Online: Royal Irish Academy, Cambridge University Press, 2009–present. URL: <>.
Caball (Marc) [id. 006385.v1. ‘Ó hUiginn, Tadhg Óg’] direct link
Bergin, Osborn, Irish bardic poetry: texts and translations, together with an introductory lecture, ed. Fergus Kelly, and David Greene, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1970.
McKenna, Lambert [ed.], Aithdioghluim dána: a miscellany of Irish bardic poetry, historical and religious, including the historical poems of the Duanaire in the Yellow Book of Lecan, 2 vols, Irish Texts Society, 37, 40, Dublin: Irish Texts Society, 1940.  
Volume I contains the introduction and edited texts of a hundred poems; volume II contains translations and indexes. – Editions included: <link>
McKenna, Lambert [ed.], Dioghluim dána, Dublin: Government Publication Office, 1938.
McKenna, Lambert [ed.], Dán Dé: the poems of Donnchadh Mór Ó Dálaigh, and the religious poems in the Duanaire of the Yellow Book of Lecan, Dublin: Educational Company of Ireland, 1922.
CELT – editions available in separate documents: G402146–G402176: <link>
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