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Cellach

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[Ir., strife, contention (?); frequenter of churches (?); bright-headed (?)].

Name borne by many figures in early Irish history and legend. One was a nephew or son of Cormac mac...

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Cellach

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 63 words.

[Ir., strife, contention (?); frequenter of churches (?); bright-headed (?)].

Name borne by many figures in early Irish history and

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Cellach [St Cellach, Celsus, Celestinus] (1080-1129), archbishop of Armagh

Marie Therese Flanagan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 937 words.

Cellach [St Cellach, Celsus, Celestinus] (1080-1129), archbishop of Armagh, was the son of Áed mac Máele Ísu meic Amalgada, comarba Pátraic successor or heir of Patrick, that is head of the...

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Cellach Cualann (d. 715), king of Leinster

Charles Doherty.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 683 words.

Cellach Cualann (d. 715), king of Leinster, was the last of his people to rule the province. He was of the Uí Máil (the eponym of the glen of Imaal on the west of the Wicklow Mountains);...

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Cellach (fl. 6th-7th cent.), bishop of Killala

Paul Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 672 words.

Cellach (fl. 6th-7th cent.), bishop of Killala, was said to have been the elder son of Éogan Bél, king of the northern Uí Fhíachrach (in modern Carra, Ennis, and Tirawley in co. Mayo and...

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Cellach mac Máele Coba (d. 658), joint high-king of Ireland

Thomas Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History. 469 words.

Cellach mac Máele Coba (d. 658), joint high-king of Ireland, belonged to Cenél Conaill, the branch of the Uí Néill settled in what is now Donegal. His mother may have been Croinsech,...

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