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in Acallam na senórach, one of the sons of the king of Irúaith

Dub Cúailnge See: Donn Cúailnge

  • d. 788
  • Ráith Áeda ... Rahugh, Co. Westmeath
bishop and abbot of Ráith Áeda (Rahugh, Co. Westmeath)
Son of Óengus Tírech in Dál Cáis genealogies.
One or perhaps multiple Munstermen in Irish tradition. Mac Cana has argued that historically, he may have been a chieftain who contended with Feidlimid mac Crimthainn (d. 846) for the kingship of Munster. Later traditions variously present him as a poet, husband to the sovereignty princess Mis and harpist to Feidlimid mac Crimthainn (The romance of Mis and Dub Ruis).