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Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)
  • d. 1643
  • scribes, authors, scholars
  • Louvain
Irish scholar, historian and scribe
See also: Cú Choigcríche Ó CléirighÓ Cléirigh (Cú Choigcríche) (d. in or after 1664) – Irish scholar, poet, historian and scribe; one of the so-called ‘Four Masters’.
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Ó Cléirigh familyÓ Cléirigh family / Uí Cléirigh / Uí Chléirigh – learned Irish family, who produced many poets and historians to chiefs of the Uí Dhomhnaill.
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See also references for related subjects.
Breathnach, Diarmuid, and Máire Ní Mhurchú, Ainm.ie, Online: Fiontar, DCU. URL: <http://ainm.ie>. 
comments: The contents of the site are based on the series Beathaisnéis (a haon, a do, etc.) by Diarmuid Breathnach and Máire Ní Mhurchú.
[id. 1,410.] ‘Ó Cléirigh, Michél (c.1592–1643)’ direct link
Breatnach, Pádraig A., The Four Masters and their manuscripts: studies in palaeography and text, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2013. xiv + 206 pp.
Breatnach, Pádraig A., “On the Ó Cléirigh recension of Leabhar gabhála”, Éigse 37 (2010): 1–57.
Cunningham, Bernadette, “Seventeenth-century readers of Foras feasa ar Éirinn: Ó Cléirigh, Colgan and Kearney”, in: Ó Riain, Pádraig [ed.], Geoffrey Keating’s Foras feasa ar Éirinn: reassessments, Irish Texts Society, Subsidiary Series 19, London: Irish Texts Society, 2008. 39–51.
Jennings, Brendan, “Micheál Ó Cléirigh, chief of the Four Masters, and his associates” [1936], in: Ó Muraíle, Nollaig [ed.], Mícheál Ó Cléirigh, his associates and St Anthony’s College Louvain, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2008. 19–122.
43   [6] “Brother Micheál Ó Cléirigh in Ireland”
48   [7] “His work in the year 1628”
75   [11] “Réim ríoghraidhe na hÉireann agus seanchas a naomh - the Four Masters”
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Ó Muraíle, Nollaig [ed.], Mícheál Ó Cléirigh, his associates and St Anthony’s College Louvain, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2008.
Ó Muraíle, Nollaig, “Ó Cléirigh, Míchél (b. in or after 1590?, d. 1643?)”, Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press.
Grosjean, P., “Notes d’hagiographie celtique, no. 16: Un feuillet de Michel O’Clery”, Analecta Bollandiana 69 (1951): 88–96.
Jennings, Brendan, Michael Ó Cléirigh, chief of the Four Masters, and his associates, Dublin and Cork: Talbot Press, 1936.
Walsh, Paul, Genealogiae regum et sanctorum Hiberniae, Maynooth: Record Society, St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, 1918.
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Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, MS 2324–2340 (3410) [1629]
scribes:Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)
Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, MS 4190-4200 (3409) [s. xvii1]
scribes:Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)
Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, MS 4639 (505) [s. xvii]
scribes:Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)
Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, MS 5057-5059 [s. xvii1]
scribes:Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)
Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, MS 5095-5096 (506) [1630]
scribes:Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)
Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, MS 5100-5104 (507) [1630]
scribes:Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)
Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 M 70 [s. xvii]
scribes:Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)Ó Maoil Chonaire (Fear Feasa)Ó Cléirigh (Cú Choigcríche)Ó Duibhgeannáin (Cú Choigcríche)Ó Luinín (Giolla Pátraic)
Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS B iv 2 (1080) [1627-1628]
scribes:Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)
Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS C iii 3 (1220) [s. xvii]
scribes:Ó Cléirigh (Cú Choigcríche)Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál)
June 1629 – On loan to Mícheál Ó Cléirigh at Timoleague Friary

Mícheál Ó Cléirigh's colophons in Brussels MS 2324-40 (ff. 113r, 122r) saying he copied some texts from the Book of Lismore on 18 and 20 June 1629: i cconveint na mbrathar i tTeagh Molacca as Leabhar Mheg Carthaigh Riabhaigh ('in the Friary in Timoleague from the Book of Mac Carthaigh Riabhach') on 18 and 20 June 1629. 

Mícheál Ó CléirighO'Clery (Michael) / Ó Cléirigh (Mícheál) (d. 1643) – Irish scholar, historian and scribe
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Ó Cléirigh, Mícheál, Foclóir nó Sanasán nua: A new Vocabulary or Glossary, Louvain, 1643.