ⓘ Murchad mac Flann mac Glethneachan

                                     

ⓘ Murchad mac Flann mac Glethneachan

All that is known of Murchad is contained in an entry in the Annals of the Four Masters, sub anno 973, the year Murchadh Glunillar ua Flaithbheartach, King of Aileach, invaded Connacht and gave battle to King Cathal mac Tadg at Ceis Corran. Cathal was killed as were some of his prime vassals - "Geibheannach, son of Aedh, lord of Ui-Maine, Tadhg, son of Muircheartach, chief of Ui-Diarmada, Murchadh, son of Flann, son of Glethneachan, chief of Clann-Murchadha, and Seirridh Ua Flaithbheartaigh, with a countless number along with them."

Murchadh completely plundered Connaught afterwards, while Cathal post of the king of Connacht to Cathal Mac of conchobar Mac Taidg.

                                     
  • mac Glethneachan fl. 973 king of Maigh Seola Murchad mac Maele Duin fl. 819 833 king of Ailech Murchad Midi died 715 king of Uisnech Murchad Ua
  • Briuin Seola. There is uncertainty over the succession between Murchad mac Flann mac Glethneachan and Brian. A Maelcairearda King of Ui Briuin, is recorded