Ó Murchadha, Diarmuid

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MacCarthy, John Bernard

MacCarthy, John Bernard (1888–1979), author and playwright, was born 24 June 1888 in the seaside village of Crosshaven, Co. Cork, youngest of three children of John MacCarthy, merchant seaman, and Mary (‘Minnie’) MacCarthy (née Keating). Mainly self-educated, he worked as a local…

Ua Bráein, Tigernach

Ua Bráein, Tigernach (d. 1088), abbot and scholar of Clonmacnoise, was probably one of the Uí Bráein (O'Breens) who were lords of Bregmaine (barony of Brawny, Co. Westmeath) till the seventeenth century. This family supplied several dignitaries to the monastery of Clonmacnoise,…