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king of the Ulaid in tales of the Ulster Cycle; son either of Cathbad or Fachtna Fáthach (father) and Ness (mother); husband of Mugain; father of Cormac Cond Longas, Cúscraid Mend Macha, Furbaide Fer Bend and Fedelm Noíchrothach; fosterfather of Cú Chulainn.
high-king of Ireland from the Cenél Conaill; son of Fergus Fánat (d. 654).

Congal Cláen See: Congal Cáech

Congalach Cnogba (‘of Knowth’) son of Máel Mithig, was king of Brega from the Síl nÁedo Sláine branch of the southern Ui Néill and seized the kingship of Tara in 944.
king of Ciannacht Breg

Congalach mac Maíl Mithig See: Congalach Cnogba

warrior in the Ulster Cycle
Breton saint whose name is thought to be attested in Saint-Comgard (Morbihan), Roscongar (Tréguier), Lescongar (Finistère) and other placenames. His feast-days are recorded on 13 February and 12 May. Doble identified him with the saint of St Ingonger (par. Lanivet, Cornwall).

Conin mac Brénainn See: Baíthéne mac Brénainn

craftsman of St Brigit.
eponymous ancestor figure for the Conmaicne, listed (along with Ciar and Corc) as a son of Fergus mac Róich in Cóir anmann, which also gives his name as Cú and Lugaid Conmac.
  • Óenach Macha
Conmáel son of Éber
or simply, C. Cúile; branch of the Conmaicne
Early Irish population group, including branches such as the Conmaicne Dúine Móir (alias C. Ceniúil/Cenéoil Dubáin), Conmaicne Cúile (Tolad) and the Conmaicne Réin.