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date: 16 October 2019

Connellan, Owenlocked

(1800–1869)
  • Norman Moore
  • , revised by Marie-Louise Legg

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Connellan, Owen (1800–1869), Irish scholar, was born in co. Sligo, the son of a farmer who claimed descent from the chiefs of Bunnyconnellan in Mayo, and through them from Laoghaire MacNeill, king of Ireland. He studied Irish literature, and worked for more than twenty years as a scribe in the ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)