'Cathal' can also refer to...

Cathal Brugha (1874—1922) president of Dáil Éireann

Cathal Bui Mac Giolla Ghunna (fl. c. 1740) poet

Cathal Buí Mac Giolla Ghunna (1680—1756)

Cathal Coughlan

Cathal Crobderg

Cathal mac Conchobair (c. 940—1010) king of Connacht

Cathal mac Finguine (c. 672—742) king of Munster

Cathal McCabe (b. 1963)

Cathal O Conchobhair (c. 1152—1224) king of Connacht

Cathal Ó Searcaigh (b. 1956)

Cathal O Shannon (1893—1969) Irish nationalist and trade unionist

Cathal O'Connor (b. c. 1152)

Cathal Og Mac Maghnusa (1439—1498) historian


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[Ir., strong in battle].

Common name in Ireland of the early Middle Ages, borne by hundreds of historical figures in genealogies but not by figures in imaginative narrative. The name is often translated as ‘Charles’, with which it has no etymological link.

Subjects: Religion.

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