Uallach ingen Muinecháin

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Uallach ingen Muinechain (died 934) was an Irish poet and Chief Ollam of Ireland.[1]

Uallach was of the Corca Dhuibhne of County Kerry, described as a banfhile Herend/woman-poet of Ireland in her obituary in the Annals of Innisfallen.[1] Women poets are notable by their near-total absence from Gaelic sources, and nothing is known of Uallach or her work.

Preceded by
Bard Boinne
Chief Ollam of Ireland
Succeeded by
Cormacan Eigeas


  1. ^ a b Meek, Christine; Simms, Katharine (1996). The fragility of her sex? : medieval Irishwomen in their European context. Dublin: Four Courts Press. ISBN 1851821724. 


  • Uallach ingen Muinechain, Maire Ni Dhonnchadha, in The Encyclopaedia of Ireland, p. 1087, Dublin, 2003.

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