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Flaithnia mac Flainn

Flaithnia mac Flainn (died 755) was a king of the Uí Failge, a Laigin people of County Offaly. He was one of the many sons of Fland Dá Chongal, a previous king.[1] He ruled from 741 to 755.[2]

His predecessor and half-brother Ailill Corrach mac Flainn was killed in 741 but the circumstances are not given.[3] Nothing is recorded of Flaithnia in the annals other than his death obit.[4]

His son Domnall mac Flaíthnia (died 783) was a king of the Uí Failge.

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See also

References

  • Annals of Ulster at University College Cork
  • Annals of Tigernach at University College Cork
  • Mac Niocaill, Gearoid (1972), Ireland before the Vikings, Dublin: Gill and Macmillan
  • Book of Leinster,Rig hua Falge at University College Cork

External links

  • University College Cork
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