Cú Connacht Ua Dálaigh
Cú Connacht Ua Dálaigh, (a.k.a. Cu Chonnacht na Sgoile, "Cu Connacht of the school"), died 1139.
Cú Connacht was a member of the Ó Dálaigh bardic family, originally from County Westmeath. Branches of the family would settle in all four provinces of Ireland. His is the earliest recorded use of the name Ó Dálaigh.
In the introduction to The Tribes of Ireland by Aonghus Ruadh na nAor Ó Dálaigh, the editors give the following family tree.
Adhamh, a quo Corca Adhamh of County Westmeath | | Corc | | Fachtna | | Dalach, a quo Ua Dálaigh | | Gilla Coimhdheadh | | Tadhg ua Dálaigh | | Muireadhach Ua Dálaigh | | Dalach Ua Dálaigh | | Cú Connacht Ua Dálaigh, died 1139. | | Tadhg Doichleach Ua Dálaigh, died 1181. | | Aonghus Ó Dálaigh, the common ancestor of all the O'Dalys extant | |_______________________________________________________________________________________________ | | | | | | | | | | | | Cearbhall Fionn Donnchadh Mor Cormac na Casbhairne Muireadhach Albanach Gilla na Naemh Tadhg | | (issue) | | | | | | | Ua Dálaigh Fionn Ua Dálaigh Ua Dálaigh of Duhallow of Finvarra of Breifne Co. Cork. Co. Clare and Dunsandle Co. Galway
Cú Collchaille Ua Baígilláin
|Chief Ollam of Ireland
Gillamaire Ua Conallta
- Máel Íosa Ua Dálaigh, died 1185
- Donnchadh Mór Ó Dálaigh, died 1244
- Muireadhach Albanach, alive 1228
- Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh, died 1387
- Aonghus Fionn Ó Dálaigh, died 1570
- Lochlann Óg Ó Dálaigh, fl. c. 1610
- Cearbhall Óg Ó Dálaigh, fl. 1630