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Ó Catháin Uí Fiachrach
Ó Catháin Cenél nEógain
The Uí Catháin of Cenél nEógain originated in the Laggan area of County Donegal, and from there moved eastwards in the twelfth century, ousting the Uí Conchobair from Keenaght and retaining their lordship of Keenaght and Coleraine until the seventeenth century. They claimed hereditary right to inaugurate the kings of Cenél nEógain.
The Uí Céin of County Waterford) have anglicised their name as "Kean(e)".
- Edmund Kean, actor (1787-1833)
- Charles Kean, his son (1811-80)
- Molly Keane, writer (1905-96)
- John B. Keane, playwright (1927-2002)
- Roy Keane, footballer (born 1971)
- Ó Catháin Festival wepages
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