Garbán mac Éndai

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Garbán mac Éndai (flourished 596)[1] was a King of Munster from the Eóganacht Áine branch of the Eoganachta and appears as the first king from this branch with his brother Amalgaid mac Éndai. The chronology of the Munster kings from this period is confusing. The Annals of Tigernach mention him as king in 596 along with his brother Amalgaid and he is mentioned as king in The Book of Leinster.[2] However the pro-Glendamnach Laud Synchronisms omit him as does the saga of Senchas Fagbála Caisil "The Story of the Finding of Cashel".[3]

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  1. ^ all dates per The Chronology of the Irish Annals, Daniel P. McCarthy
  2. ^ in the poem at {MS folio 150a} Fland cecinit
  3. ^ Francis J.Byrne, Irish Kings and High-Kings, pg 188


  • Annals of Tigernach
  • Francis J.Byrne, Irish Kings and High-Kings
  • Book of Leinster,{MS folio 150a} Fland cecinit.
  • Laud Synchronisms
  • The Chronology of the Irish Annals, Daniel P. McCarthy

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Garbán mac Éndai
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Feidlimid mac Coirpri Chruimm
King of Cashel
c. 596 – 601
with Amalgaid mac Éndai (c. 596–601)
Succeeded by
Fíngen mac Áedo Duib