Meic Eogain

Introduction

Meic Eogain appears in a list of saints called 'Meic' followed by (usually) a personal name in the genitive. There are 210 such names (CGSH 709.165). Watson 1926, 305 suggests ‘the sons of Eoghan’ as the possible dedicatees at Kilviceun in Mull.

Gender

Male

Source for saint

Source

The History of the Celtic Place-Names of Scotland

305

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Meic Eogain (ns)

Sometimes confused with Ernán mac Eogain

Related Personal Names

Name

Meic Eogain

Feast days

Day of Year

May 19

Calendar

Martyrology of Tallaght

Source code

Mart.T

Source title

Martyrology of Tallaght

Editors

Best, R. I. and Lawlor, H. J.

Year

1931

Notes

From the Book of Lesinter and MS 5100-4 in the Royal Library, Brussels.

Quote from source

Tri meic Eogain 'Three sons of Eogan'

Day of Year

May 19

Calendar

Martyrology of Gorman

Source code

Mart. G

Source title

Martyrology of Gorman

Editors

Stokes, Whitley

Year

1895

Notes

Full title is Félire Húi Gormáin, The Martyrology of Gorman edited from a manuscript in the Royal library, Brussels, with a preface, translation, notes and indices. It is published by the Henry Bradshaw Society.

Quote from source

tri meic Eógain ána Three splendid sons of Eogan

Day of Year

May 19

Calendar

The Martyrology of Donegal

Source code

Mart. Do.

Source title

The Martyrology of Donegal

Editors

Todd, J. H.

Year

1864

Notes

Other author to be specified.

Quote from source

Tri meic Eoghain