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Mac Aodhagáin (Parthalán) See: Parthalán Mac Aogáin

Franciscan scholar.
  • 1793–1879
  • County Armagh, Ballykeel ... Co. Armagh
Irish scholar, scribe and poet.

Mac Bruaideadha (Conchobhar) See: Conchubhar Mac Bruaideadha

Irish bardic poet; also the author of a book of annals now lost but used by the Four Masters.

Mac Bruaidheadha family See: Mac Bruaideadha family

Mac Bruideadha family See: Mac Bruaideadha family

Mac Bruidheadha family See: Mac Bruaideadha family

Mac Carraic (Éinrí) See: Héinrí Mac Carraic

  • fl. 18th century
  • County Sligo, Sligo (town)
Irish scribe from the town of Sligo.
Irish folklore collector.
  • c.1689–1720
  • Corcach, County Cork
Jacobite leader, eldest son of Sir Séamus Mac Coitir (James Cotter) and his second wife Ellen Plunkett. Párliament na mBan was written for him when he was still young. He was convicted of rape and in 1720, executed by hanging, an act which popular opinion held to be politically motivated and which gave rise to a number of Irish elegies.

Mac Da Cherda See: Comgán Mac Dá Cherda

  • Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, Poland, Vienna
Irish scholar who has been identified as a “a member of the Royal Irish Academy [since 1847], the Irish Archæological Society, and the Celtic Society; from 1850 onwards he appears in Dublin directories as Pursuivant at Arms in Dublin Castle”.

Mac Gabhann (Peadar) See: Peter J. Smith