Áed Finn

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[Ir., Áed the fair].

The author of Imram Curaig Maíle Dúin [The Voyage of Máel Dúin's Boat]. He is described in one manuscript as the ‘chief scholar in Ireland’. An Áed Finn is mentioned in the annals as having died in ad 777, a king of Dál Riada, but no mention is made of his being a learned man.

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