Andrew MacCurtain
 

 

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Andrew MacCurtain (Aindrias Mac Cruitín) c. 1650-1738

Born in County Clare. MacCurtain was hereditary ollamh (the highest grade of poet), to the O’Briens. His most famous poem was addressed to the chief of the Tuatha Dé Danann. He is buried in Kilfarboy, County Clare. There is no plaque to mark the grave and no mention of him anywhere.

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