Corcu Duibne

  • Corca Dhuibhne
  • peoples
  • (peoples and polities)
Early Irish population group, whose territory was roughly coterminous with the Dingle and Iveragh peninsulas (Co. Kerry) and surrounding lands.

See also: Líadain
(supp. fl. 7th century)
a professional female poet (ban-éices) of the Corcu Duibne in the tragic love story known as Comrac Líadaine ocus Cuirithir.

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Secondary sources (select)

Byrne, F. J., Irish kings and high-kings, 2nd ed., Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001.
63, 166–167, 170–171, 174, 176, 183, 207, 216, 219
Charles-Edwards, T. M., Early Christian Ireland, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
97, 173, 532 (Map 13)
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