Comgán Mac Dá Cherda
  • fl. first half of the 7th century
  • Irish poets
poet and fool (óinmit) in Irish literature; a son of Máel Ochtraig (king of the Déisi Muman) and a contemporary of Cummíne Fota.
See also: Cummíne FotaCummíne Fota – early Irish saint, patron of Clonfert (Clúain Fertae)
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See also references for related subjects.
Clancy, Thomas Owen, “Comgán mac Da Cherda”, in: Koch, John T. [ed.], Celtic culture: a historical encyclopedia, 5 vols, Santa Barbara, Denver and Oxford: ABC-Clio, 2006. Vol. 2:469.
Clancy, Thomas Owen, “Saint and fool: the image and function of Cummíne Fota and Comgán Mac Da Cherda in early Irish literature”, PhD thesis: University of Edinburgh, 1991.
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