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Tadg Úa Cellaig


Poem of 47 quatrains. The speaker of the poem is Mac Líacc, poet to Brian Bóruma, who describes his journey from Limerick to the residence of Tadg Úa Cellaig, king of Uí Maine, with whom he is accustomed to spend the other half of the year. Tadg is one of the chieftains who died fighting on Brian’s side in the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Early Modern Irish
  • Early Irish poetry
  • Mac Líacc ... Muirchertach
  • battle of Clontarf
  • Úa Cellaig (Tadg)