Finsnechta mac Tommaltaig

Finsnechta mac Tommaltaig (died 848), was one of the sons of Tommaltach mac Murgail, and King of Connacht from 843–848. Finsnechta mac Tommaltaig succeeded to the throne of the Connachta in 843 after the death of Fergus mac Fothaid grandson of Dub-Indrecht mac Cathail and was succeeded by Mugron mac Máel Cothaid. He was also brother to Muirgius mac Tommaltaig and Diarmait mac Tommaltaig.


  • Annals of Ulster at [1] at University College Cork
  • Annals of the Four Masters at [2] at University College Cork
  • Chronicum Scotorum at [3] at University College Cork
  • Byrne, Francis John (2001), Irish Kings and High-Kings, Dublin: Four Courts Press, ISBN 978-1-85182-196-9
  • Gaelic and Gaelised Ireland, Kenneth Nicols, 1972.
Preceded by
Fergus mac Fothaid
King of Connacht
Succeeded by
Mugron mac Máel Cothaid