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Ó Dochartaigh (Aodh)

  • fl. 17th century, first half
  • scribes
  • Ostend, Belgium
Irish soldier and scribe. His patron was Capt. Somhairle Mac Domhnaill for whom he compiled two volumes of Irish verse, namely volume b of UCD Franciscan MS A 20 (Duanaire Finn) and the Book of the O'Conor Don.
See also: Somhairle Mac DomhnaillMac Domhnaill (Somhairle) (c. 1586–1632) – (Captain) Somhairle Mac Domhnaill, soldier who belonged to Clann Dhomhnaill of Co. Antrim; ended up in Flanders in 1616 to join the Irish regiment of the Spanish army; a patron who commissioned the compilation of Irish manuscripts.
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Ó hUiginn, Ruairí, “Captain Somhairle and his books revisited”, in: Ó Macháin, Pádraig [ed.], The Book of the O'Conor Don: essays on an Irish manuscript, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2010. 88–102.
Ó hUiginn, Ruairí, “Somhairle Mac Domhnaill agus Duanaire Finn”, in: Breatnach, Pádraig A., Caoimhín Breatnach, and Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail (eds), Léann lámhscríbhinní lobháin: The Louvain manuscript heritage, Éigse Publications 1, Dublin: National University of Ireland, 2007. 42–53.
Ó hUiginn, Ruairí, “Duanaire Finn: patron and text”, in: Carey, John [ed.], Duanaire Finn: reassessments, Irish Texts Society, Subsidiary Series 13, London: Irish Texts Society, 2003. 79–106.
Ó hUiginn, Ruairí, “Duanaire Finn”, in: Ó Fiannachta, Pádraig [ed.], An fhiannaíocht, Léachtaí Cholm Cille 25, Maynooth: An Sagart, 1995. 47–68.
Murphy, Gerard, Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 3: Introduction, notes, appendices and glossary, Irish Texts Society 43, London: Irish Texts Society, 1953.
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Jennings, Brendan, “Appendix L: Some documents concerning the scribe of Duanaire Finn and his patron”, in: Murphy, Gerard, Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 3: Introduction, notes, appendices and glossary, Irish Texts Society 43, London: Irish Texts Society, 1953. 217–219.
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