Maeleachlainn Ó Cobhthaigh

Maeleachlainn Ó Cobhthaigh, Irish poet, died 1429.

A son of An Clasach Ó Cobhthaigh (died 1415) and a brother of Domhnall Ó Cobhthaigh (died 1446), Ó Cobhthaigh was a member of a hereditary bardic family. He was killed by Edmond Dalton, who had conquered his district.

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  • Ó Cobhthaigh family, pp. 435–436, in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, volume 41, Norbury-Osbourne, September 2004.