Aodh Mac Gabhráin
fl.1715 [Mac Shamhradáin; Hugh McGauran; occas. MacGuaran]; b. Glengoole, Co. Cavan; member of the Ó Neachtain Dublin circle;
author of Pléaráca na Ruarcach, erroneously attributed by Goldsmith to Carolan, who played it before Swift, resulting in Swifts translation-version as The Description of an Irish-Feast (1720); also Achasán na Mharcaigh, a ribald love song, attrib. by Edward OReilly (A Chronological Account [ ...], 1820).
Andrew Carpenter, Changing Views of Irish Musical and Literary Culture in Eighteenth-centry Anglo-Irish Literature, in Irish Literature and Culture, ed. Michael Kenneally (Gerrards Cross: Colin Smythe, 1992), p.13, quoting Swifts translation of Pléaráca na Ruarcach, as ORourkes Feast: Come harper, strike up, but first by your Favour/
[&c.; see Jonathan Swift, q.v.].