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Fergal mac Maíle Dúin See: Fergal mac Máele Dúin

Fourth abbot of Iona, in succession to Laisrén.
  • c.1700–c.1761
  • Connacht, Dublin, County Mayo
Irish physician, scholar and manuscript collector in Dublin, who probably was from Connacht originally. One of the Irish manuscripts he had in his possession, the Liber Flavus Fergusiorum, is named after him and appears to have been a family heirloom.
  • supp. fl. 5th/6th century
In Irish historical and genealogical tradition, a son of Conall Cremthainne son of Níall Noígíallach and father of Díarmait mac Cerbaill. Through his son he also serves as an ancestor of the Clann Cholmáin and the Síl nÁeda Sláne.
In tales of the Finn Cycle, a poet in the retinue of Finn mac Cumaill, sometimes identified as a son of a certain Finn.

Fergus Fínbhélach See: Fergus Fínbél

warrior in tales of the Ulster Cycle; former king of Ulster in exile in Connacht; Medb’s lover
  • s. xx / s. xxi
  • s. xx / s. xxi