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Cellach


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[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 Airt, who raped a Déisi princess and was slain by Angus (4) in revenge. A second was the progenitor of the Kelly or O'Kelly family, Ir. Uí Chellaig, Ó Ceallaigh, etc.

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