Cathal Cú Cen Máthair

  • d. 665/6
  • kings
King of Munster (r. 661-665/6) from the Éoganacht Glendamnach, son of Cathal mac Áedo (d. 628), a previous king of Munster.

See also: Cathal mac ÁedoCathal mac Áedo
(d. 628)
Cathal mac Áedo Flaind Chathrach
King of Munster from the Éoganacht Glendamnach, son of Áed Fland Cathrach.
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Cathal mac FinguineCathal mac Finguine
(d. 742)
A king of Munster from the Éoganacht Glendamnach, known for his military conflicts with kings of the Uí Néill, including Fergal mac Máele Dúin (d. 722) and the latter’s son Áed Allán (d. 743). In a Middle Irish narrative satire, Aislinge Meic Con Glinne, he is portrayed as being possessed by a demon of gluttony.
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Eóganacht GlendamnachEóganacht Glendamnach
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McGuire, James [ed.], and James Quinn [ed.], Dictionary of Irish biography, online ed., Online: Royal Irish Academy, Cambridge University Press, 2009–present. URL: <>.
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