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Origin of the name CUCHONNACHT.
Etymology of the name CUCHONNACHT.
Meaning of the baby name CUCHONNACHT.

  

CUCHONNACHT.  Old Irish name meaning "warrior of Connaught," from "a swift-footed warrior," and Connaught See Conchobhar for more info on . (Irish Pedigrees; or, The Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation, O'Hart, 1892).

... Hardly less valuable is a collection of poems chiefly addressed to the house of the Maguires of Fermanagh, which belongs to the King's Library of Copenhagen.  Many of them are by Feargal óg mac an Bhaird, or Ward, and Eochaid O'Hosey, or Hussey, two fine poets, many of whose productions are still extant, others by two of the O'Clerys, Irial and John O'Higgin, Conor O'Daly, Maolin O'Cainte, and others.  Most of these poems were written to Cuchonnacht Maguire, who died in 1589, and to his two sons, Hugh and Cuchonnacht óg Maguire.  The latter followed in the train of O'Neill to Italy, and fell ill at Genoa of a fever which also prostrated Tyrone and Tyrconnel, and died there is 1608.  His half-brother, Hugh, married a daughter of Hugh O'Neill, and succeeded his father, Cuchonnacht, in the chieftaincy in 1589, in direct opposition to old Irish customs of tanistry, by which a senior kinsman claimed possession... (A Text Book of Irish Literature, Hull, 1908).

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