Cormac mac Airt mac Conn Céad Cathach

High King of Ireland ca. 227-266, ruled 257-266 AD, son of King Art, grandson of Conn of the Hundred Battles, king of Connacht. Though an authentic historical figure, like his British counterpart King Arthur, there is much about Cormac which is purely legendary.

What is generally agreed as historical is this:

Meanwhile, there are many legends surrounding Cormac:

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