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In the Acallam na senórach, a musician of the Túatha Dé Danann, who accompanies Caílte and submits to Patrick.
  • 1949–2018

The library, formerly the Cathedral Library, is housed in the chapter house that stands on the precincts of the Church of Ireland St Patrick’s Cathedral. It holds a collection of early printed books, maps and manuscripts first assembled by Theophilis Bolton, archbishop of Cashel between 1730 and 1744.

  • fl. 1320–1340
Cathaír Mór (earlier Catháer Már), legendary high-king of Ireland, ancestor figure of the Laigin

Cathal Crobderg See: Cathal Crobderg Úa Conchobair

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.
king of Connacht