Places and peoples

Munster/Cúige Mumhan

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See also: Áedán mac MelláinÁedán mac Melláin
(fl. ?)
early Munster poet of whom little is known. The tale Cath Maige Mucrama cites a quatrain beg. Usce Máge cenbad sruth (§ 5), perhaps ascribed to him, which says that the river Maigue (Co. Cork and Co. Limerick) passes by his courtyard (les).
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George CarewCarew (George)
(1555–1629)
Carew (George) ... 1st earl of Totnes
English administrator and military officer at the time of the Tudor conquest of Ireland; 1st earl of Totnes (since 1626); antiquarian and author.
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Cú RoíCú Roí (mac Dáiri)
Cú Roí mac Dáire, Cú Roí mac Dáiri
(time-frame ass. with Ulster Cycle)
Warrior and king of Munster in tales of the Ulster Cycle.
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Eochaid mac LuchtaEochaid mac Luchta
Eochu mac Luchtai
(time-frame ass. with Ulster Cycle)
legendary king of Munster or in Munster, especially as king of North Munster while Cú Roí is king of South Munster.
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Eochu Becc mac CoirpriEochu Becc mac Coirpri
(time-frame ass. with Ulster Cycle)
king of Cliu in Munster, according to Táin bó Dartada and related texts.
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Lugaid mac Con RoíLugaid mac Con Roí
(time-frame ass. with Ulster Cycle)
Warrior in the Ulster Cycle, son of Cú Roí. In the tale Brislech Mór Maige Muirthemne, he is identified as the one who slew Cú Chulainn after wounding him with a spear.
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