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Medb Crúachna See: Medb Chrúachna

  • Leinster, Temair

Medb of Connacht See: Medb Chrúachna

  • Connacht, Ráith Crúachain
Queen of the Connachta, co-ruler with her husband Ailill mac Máta, in the Ulster Cycle. She is said to have a daughter, Findabair, and seven sons known as the seven Maines. Her lover is Fergus mac Róich.

Medb of Crúachan See: Medb Chrúachna

eponym of Medraige (Maree, Co. Galway) in prose and verse items of dinnshenchas on that place. These brief accounts relate that he was part of Mac Con’s household (muinter) on an expedition from ‘an island to the west of Spain’ to Ireland (i.e. on Mac Con’s return from exile, before the battle of Mag Mucrama); his father is variously named Dorcan Mall and Torcar (or Torchar) and called a son of Tromdae son of Calatrom.
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Scottish scholar, formerly professor of Scottish and Gaelic Studies at the University of Edinburgh and earlier, professor of Celtic at the University of Aberdeen.
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  • b. 1959
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  • Clúain Moccu Nóis
Ecclesiastical lay dynasty who provided officials for the monastery of Clonmacnoise. Named after Conn na mBocht (d. c. 1060), they traced their descent to anchorites in the 8th century.

Meic Mhathghamhna See: Mac Mathghamhna family

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