Lóegaire mac Néill
- Philip Irwin
Lóegaire mac Néill (fl. 5th cent.), high-king of Ireland, was a son of Níall Noígíallach, ancestor of the Uí Néill dynasties. He is associated with three elements of Irish mythology: the arrival of Patrick, the cattle tribute (or bóroma), and the Feast of Tara. His reign was dated by the seventh-century hagiographer ...