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 atttribute
by Goldsmith to Carolan, who played it before Swift, resulting in the
translation-version The Description of an Irish-Feast (1720);
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