Faolán Mac an Ghabhann na Scéal

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Faolán Mac an Ghabhann na Scéal, died 1423, was an Irish writer and genealogist. He was one of the ten scribes of Leabhar Ua Maine, commissioned by Archbishop of Tuam, Muircertach Ó Ceallaigh (died 1407). His poem, Adham ar n-athair uile is penned in the text by Ádhamh Cúisín. Nothing else seems to be known of him.

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  • The Book of Uí Maine, with introduction and indexes by R.A.S. Macalister, collotype facsimile Dublin, 1941
  • The Book of Uí Mhaine, R.A. Breatnach, in Great books of Ireland, Thomas Davis Lectures, Dublin, 1967
  • The Ó Cellaigh Rulers of Uí Maine - A Genealogical Fragment, c.1400, (Part 1), Nollaig Ó Muraíle, Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, pp. 32–77, volume 60, 2008
  • Compilations of lore and legend: Leabhar na hUidhre and the Books of Uí Mhaine, Ballymote, Lecan and Fermoy, John Carey, in Bernadette Cunningham and Siobhán Fitzpatrick (eds), Treasures … Dublin, 2009, pp. 17–31.