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Fogartach mac Néilllocked

(d. 724)
  • Philip Irwin

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Fogartach mac Néill (d. 724), high-king of Ireland, was the son of the leading dynast Niall mac Cernaich (d. 701) and a member of Síl nÁeda Sláine, an Uí Néill dynasty afflicted by regular internecine conflict both during and after Fogartach's lifetime. It is not known when he was born, but he seems to have reached adulthood by 697, for one '...

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S. Mac Airt & G. Mac Niocaill, eds., (1983)
J. O'Donovan, ed. and trans., , 7 vols. (1848–51); 2nd edn (1856); 3rd edn (1990)