Neidhi mac Onchon

  • Irish genealogical texts, Ulster Cycle
Genealogical notes concerning the Conmaicne in Connacht.
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  • Neidhi mac Onchon


Irish genealogical texts Ulster Cycle

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Néide mac OnchonNéide mac Onchon – son of Onchú (mac Finnloga meic Finnfir); hero of the Conmhaícne
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ConmaicneConmaicne / Conmhaicne – early Irish population group, including branches such as the Conmaicne Dúine Móir (alias C. Ceniúil/Cenéoil Dubáin), Conmaicne Cúile (Tolad) and the Conmaicne Réin.
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 Conmaicne  Connacht

Neidhe, son of Onchu

Neidhe, son of Onchu, son of Finnlugh, is a descendant of Conmhac son of Fergus; he is known as the Cú Chulainn of the Conmhaicne; he led the Conmhaicne in the battle of Ard Rathain in Uí Fhiachrach Aidhne; there, the Conmhaicne killed many of the host, including Eidhinn son of Cléireach
» People: Néide mac Onchon • Conmac mac Fergusa • Eidinn mac Cléirig » Places: Ard Rathain • Uí Fíachrach Aidne » Events: battle of Ard Rathain

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David and Goliath (Golías in fomoir)


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[ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Verschiedenes aus Egerton 1782”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 9 (1913): 176–177.
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Dennis Groenewegen
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