Mac Fhir Bhisigh (Giolla Íosa)

  • fl. c. 1390–1418
  • scribes, scholars
  • (agents)
scribes:Mac Fhir Bhisigh (Giolla Íosa)Ó Cuindlis (Murchadh)Ó Cuirnín (Ádam)

See also: Mac Fhir Bhisigh (Dubhaltach)
Mac Fhir Bhisigh (Dubhaltach)
(d. 1671)
Dubhaltach (Óg) Mac Fhir Bhisigh, Irish historian and scribe, member of the learned Mac Fhir Bhisigh family in Connacht

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Mac Fir Bhisigh (Tomás Cam)
Mac Fir Bhisigh (Tomás Cam)
(fl. c. 1400)
Irish scribe, son and assistant of Giolla Íosa Mac Fhir Bhisigh

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Ó Cuindlis (Murchadh)
Ó Cuindlis (Murchadh)
(fl. c.1400?)
Murchadh (Riabhach) Ó Cuindlis, Irish scribe; pupil of Giolla Íosa Mac Fhir Bhisigh

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Ó Cuirnín (Ádam)
Ó Cuirnín (Ádam)
(fl. c. 1418)
Irish scribe, assistant of Giolla Íosa Mac Fhir Bhisigh.

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Secondary sources (select)

Walsh, Paul (ed.), Irish men of learning: studies, Dublin: Three Candles, 1947.  
A collection of articles by Paul Walsh nearly all of which were published previously in the journals Studies: An Irish Quarterly, Irish Ecclesiastical Record and The Catholic Bulletin.
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “A medieval Irish historiographer: Giolla Íosa Mac Fhir Bhisigh”, in: Alfred P. Smyth (ed.), Seanchas. Studies in early and medieval Irish archaeology, history and literature in honour of Francis J. Byrne, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000. 387–395.
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “A personal reference by Giolla Íosa Mac Fhir Bhisigh”, Celtica 18 (1986): 34.
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