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Flann mac Díma

Flann Mac Flainn (c. 1181—1256) archbishop of Tuam

Flann mac Lonáin (c. 821—904) poet

Flann Mainistrech (c. 986—1056) poet and historian

Flann O'Brien (1911—1966) Irish novelist and journalist

Flann Sinna (848—916) high-king of Ireland

Flann ua Fedach


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[Ir., bright red, blood-red].

Name borne by countless figures in early Irish tradition, both male and female, including high kings, saints, abbots, poets, and scholars. The most often-cited is probably the 9th-century poet Flann mac Lonáin.

Subjects: Religion.

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