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Muircheartach Ó Cobhthaigh

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Muircheartach Ó Cobhthaigh

Muircheartach Ó Cobhthaigh, Irish poet, fl. 1586.

A member of the Ó Cobhthaigh clan of poets from County Westmeath. He is known as the author of six extant poems:

  • - Le dís cuirthear clú Laighean
  • - Dlighidh liaigh leigheas a charad, one hundred and forty verses, (edited by Lambert McKenna in 1949)
  • - Mairg as dáileamh don digh bhróin, on the death of Garret Nugent, Baron of Delvin (NLI MS G 992 (Nugent Manuscript) f.33v)
  • - Do-ní clú áit oighreachda one hundred and twenty-four verses on William Nugent (MS G 992, f.34v)
  • - Geall re hairlachd ainm barúin on the death of Christopher Nugent, 14th Baron Delvin (MS G 992, f. 35v)
  • - Séd fine teisd Thoirrdhealbhaigh (edited by Ó Cróinín)

Other poems by him may yet survive but cannot now be ascribed.


  • Some Irish bardic poems lxxxx, Lambert McKenna, Studies 38 (1949), 183-8.
  • A poem to Toirdhealbhach Luinneach Ó Néill, Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Éigse 16/1 (1975-6), 50-66.
  • The Tinnakill dunaire, Anne Sullivan, Celtica 11, (1976), 214-28.
  • A poem to Aodh Buidhe and Alasdar Mac Domhnaill of Tinnakill, Eoghan Ó Raghallaigh, Ossory, Laois and Leinster 2 (2006)
  • Ó Cobhthaigh family, pp. 435–436, in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, volume 41, Norbury-Osbourne, September 2004.
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