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Mac Dónaill, Seán Clárachlocked

(1691–1754)
  • Bernadette Cunningham

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Mac Dónaill, Seán Clárach (1691–1754), Irish poet and scribe, was born near Charleville (Ráth Luirc), in northern co. Cork. The epithet ‘Clárach’ was apparently descriptive of his large forehead, and not a toponym linking him with co. Clare. In his youth he lived in the parish of ...

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