Agents
Díarmait mac Cerbaill
  • supp. d. 565
high-king of Ireland
See also: Brea ingen CholmáinBrea ingen Cholmáin
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Eithne ingen BrénainnEithne ingen Brénainn
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Mugain ingen ChonchraidMugain ingen Chonchraid (ass. time-frame: Díarmait mac Cerbaill) – one of Díarmait mac Cerbaill's wives and mother of Áed Sláine
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Áed Dub mac SuibniÁed Dub mac Suibni (supp. fl. 6th century) – son of Suibne, king of Dál nAraide, and a fosterson of Díarmait mac Cerbaill, according to Aided Díarmata meic Cerbaill.
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Áed Sláine mac DiarmataÁed Sláine mac Diarmata (d. 604) – joint high-king of Ireland, eponymous ancestor of Síl nÁedo Sláine; said to be a son of Díarmait mac Cerbaill and Mugain.
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Amairgen mac AmalgadaAmairgen mac Amalgada (supp. fl. 6th century) – legendary poet of Díarmait mac Cerbaill
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Banbán of Ráith BeccBanbán of Ráith Becc – layman in the tale of Aided Díarmata meic Cerbaill, in which he invites Díarmait, king of Tara, to his house at Ráith Becc, where the king meets his end.
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Becc mac DéBecc mac Dé (d. 550s) – legendary seer, best known from literary sources as an Irish prophet associated with Díarmait mac Cerbaill
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Fracchán mac TenesáinFracchán mac Tenesáin – druid/magician (drái) to Díarmait mac Cerbaill in Aided Díarmata meic Cerbaill, according to which he conjured up a magical hedge (airbre druad) between two opposing armies.
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Ruadán of LorrhaRuadán of Lorrha / Ruadán mac Fergusa Birn (d. 584) (ass. time-frame: Díarmait mac Cerbaill) – Ruadán mac Fergusa Birn, patron saint of Lothra (Lorrha, Co. North Tipperary)
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See also references for related subjects.
Meckler, Michael, “The assassination of Diarmait mac Cerbaill”, in: Eska, Joseph F. [ed.], Law, literature and society, CSANA Yearbook 7, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2008. 46–57.
Charles-Edwards, T. M., “Diarmait mac Cerbaill (d. 565)”, Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press. URL: <http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/50101>.