Cian mac Máelmuaid

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Cían mac Máelmuaid was a son of Máel Muad mac Brain, who was twice King of Munster. Cían's father had been killed by Brian Boru at the Battle of Belach Lechta. He was a member of Uí Echach Muman or Eóganacht Raithlind.

Cían became a close ally of Brian, allegedly marrying his daughter Sadb, according to late traditions.

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