prehistoric Leinster king, son of Sétna; known from archaic Irish verse and later literary references which credit him with building Dún Ailinne.
Ancestor of the Dál Messin Corb
king of Leinster(men) in tales of the Ulster Cycle; said to have been slain by Conall Cernach; his calcified brain is later taken by Cét mac Magach and used to attack Conchobar mac Nessa.
Churchman and hagiographer who was born into an Old English family in Meath, studied at the Irish college at Douai and became a rector at the Irish college of Paris. He published a hagiographic collection entitled Florilegium insulae sanctorum (Paris, 1624).