Aonghus O Dalaigh

(1601—1617) poet

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(d. 1617), poet. He was hired by Lord Mountjoy [see under Hugh O'Neill] and Sir George Carew to arouse enmity amongst the Irish by writing satires on the leading families. John O'Donovan published his satires in The Tribes of Ireland (1852), appending James Clarence Mangan's verse translations.

From The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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