'giolla' can also refer to...

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

Cathal Buí Mac Giolla Ghunna (1680—1756)

Giolla Brighde Mac Con Midhe (c. 1197—1272) poet

Giolla Brighde Ó hEódhasa (c. 1570—1614) Franciscan friar and poet

Giolla Íosa Mac Fhir Bhisigh (1400)

Padraig Mac Giolla Fhiondain (c. 1665—1733) poet


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ModIr. word for (a) youth, (b) page, gilly, manservant; cf. OIr. gilla. With an epithet this describes a specific servant in a story, e.g. Giolla Deacair or Giolla Dacker: see TÓRAIGHEACHT AN GHIOLLA DHEACAIR [The Pursuit of the Hard Gilly / Difficult Servant].

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