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Ó Cléirigh [O'Clery], Lughaidhlocked

(fl. 1603–1616)
  • Elizabeth Schoales

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Ó Cléirigh [O'Clery], Lughaidh (fl. 1603–1616), Gaelic poet and historian, was one of five sons of Maccon Ó Cléirigh (d. 1595), ollamh (court poet) to the O'Donnells of Tír Conaill (co. Donegal). His mother is not known. The Ó Cléirighs were one of the last great learned families of Gaelic ...

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