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man Fáelán mac Murchada of Uí Dúnlainge, King of Leinster‏‎ 1)
Died ‎738

Notes: Fáelán mac Murchado (died 738) was a King of Leinster from the Uí Dúnlainge branch of the Laigin. He was the son of Murchad mac Brain Mut (died 727), a previous king. He ruled from 728 to 738.

He is first mentioned in the annals in 727 when he won a victory at the Battle of Bairenn or Inis Bregainn leading the men of Liffey over Eterscél mac Cellaig of the Uí Máil of Cualu and Congal mac Brain who were slain. In 728 he acquired the throne of Leinster by slaying his elder brother Dúnchad mac Murchado (died 728) at the Battle of Ailenn (Co.Kildare).

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man Ruaidri mac Fáeláin of Uí Dúnlainge, King of Leinster‏ 1)
Died ‎785

Notes: Ruaidrí mac Fáeláin (died 785) was a King of Leinster of the Uí Fáeláin sept of the Uí Dúnlainge branch of the Laigin. He was the son of Fáelán mac Murchado (died 738), a previous king. This sept had their royal seat at Naas in the eastern part of the Liffey plain, Airthir Liphi. He ruled from 776 to 785.

The men of Leinster had submitted to the authority of the high king Donnchad Midi (died 797) of the Clann Cholmáin in 770. In 777 a host of the Laigin was led by Donnchad into his war with the Síl nÁedo Sláine of Brega.


1) Source: Llywelyn ap Iorwerth ancestor table . External Link (Data from secondary evidence)