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Mac Lochlainn [Ua Lochlainn], Muirchertachlocked

(d. 1166)
  • Seán Duffy


Mac Lochlainn [Ua Lochlainn], Muirchertach (d. 1166), high-king of Ireland, was the son of Niall, son of Domnall Mac Lochlainn. He was king of the Cenél nEógain (whose land, Tír Eoghain, gave its name to modern Tyrone), and his province–kingdom extended from the plains in the vicinity of the primatial city of ...

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J. O'Donovan, ed. and trans., , 7 vols. (1848–51); 2nd edn (1856); 3rd edn (1990)