Cormacan Eigeas mac Maelbrighdhe was Chief Ollam of Ireland. Eigeas denoted 'the Learned'. He was chief poet to Muirchertach mac Néill, King of Ulster. He wrote a poem celebrating the king's tour of Ireland in 941/42, amongst others. Edward O'Reilly gives a full account of these in his Irish Writers, LXXXVI sq.; d. anno 941.
His obituary is given in the Annals of the Four Masters as follows:
M946.7 Cormacan, son of Maelbrighdhe, the chief poet, the play-mate of Niall Glundubh, died.
- Transactions of the Iberno-Celtic Society for 1820. Vol. I. Dublin: Iberno-Celtic Society. 1820. Retrieved 2010-06-11.
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