Agatán m. Óengusa

Introduction

One of 7 sons of Óengus m. Aeda who were born in Alba and crossed to Ireland (Watson 1926, 299): ‘Secht meic Oengusa m. Aeda m. Eirc m. Echach Munremuir m. Oengusa Fir ut ante in genealogia Berchain .i. Mothrianóc Ruscaig, Itharnaisc Cloenta, Eoganan Leccaig, Mochulli Dresnada, Mothairean Tilcha Fortcheirn, Troscan Arda Breccain, Agatan ar ur Ethni’ (Rec. Mai., CGSH no. 209). See also Ó Riain 1985, no 701. See Ó Cróinín, D, 1981 ‘The oldest Irish names for the days of the week?’ in Ériu 32, 95-114.

Gender

Male

Genealogies

Dál Riata (Rec. Mai, CGSH no. 209)

Related Saints

Belongs to the group Agatán (ns)

Related Personal Names

Name

Agatán (certain)

Feast days

Day of Year

June 12

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

Agatan, o Disert Agatain ar bru Eithne, 'Agatan of Disert-Agatain, on the brink of the Eithne'

Notes

He is not in Mart. T, Mart. O or Mart. G. On this day in Mart. Do. are also Torannan, Mochuille and Troscán. These appear in CGSH no. 209, with Agatán, as sons of Óengus.