Donn Cothaid mac Cathail
Donn Cothaid was a King of Connacht from the Ui Fiachrach Muaidhe branch of the Connachta. He was the great-grandson of Dúnchad Muirisci mac Tipraite (died 683). He was the last member of this branch to hold the throne of Connacht and ruled from 768 to 773.
Donn Cothaid's son, Connmhach mac Duinn Cothaid (died 787), was a later king of the Ui Fiachrach. A grandson, Dubda mac Conmac, was grandfather of Aed Ua Dubhda, eponym and ancestor of the O'Dowd Chiefs of the Name.
Mongfind = Eochaid Mugmedon + Cairenn | | _________|_________ | | | | | | | | | Brion Fiachrae Ailill Niall Noígíallach, died c.450. | _________|______________________ | | | | | | Amalgaid Nath Í Macc Ercae | ___________________|_____________________ | | | | | | Fiachnae Ailill Molt, d.482. Echu | | | | Elgach Ui Fiachrach Aidhne | | Maeldubh | | Tipraite | | Dúnchad Muirisci | |________________________________________________ | | | | | | Indrechtach, d.707. mac Dunchad Ailill | | | | | | Ailill Medraige, d.764. Tipraite, d.719 Cathal | | | | Cathal, d.816. Donn Cothaid mac Cathail, d.787. | | Connmhach | |___________________ | | | | Caomhán Dubda
- all dates per The Chronology of the Irish Annals, Daniel P. McCarthy
- Francis J.Byrne, Irish Kings and High-Kings, Table 18
- Annals of Ulster
- Francis J.Byrne, Irish Kings and High-Kings
- The Chronology of the Irish Annals, Daniel P. McCarthy
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