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Athairne Mac Eoghain
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Athairne Mac Eoghain, Irish poet, fl. 1200-1600. Athairne Mac Eoghain was a poet who lived in Ireland in the medieval era. His exact lifetime is uncertain, and he appears to be known only from a single surviving poem attributed to him, Mairg dar...


Athirne Ailgheasach or Athairne the Importunate was a poet and satirist of the court of Conchobar mac Nessa in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology, and he was the son of Fer Chedne. He was the foster-father of Amairgin mac Echit, who succeeded him as...