Cathal Maguire

fl.1492; Papal overseer of Lough Derg prior to its closure in 1492; described as compiler of the Annals of Ulster (AU, 1497), in Franciscan Donegal, ed. Fr. Terence O’Donnell (Ros Nuala, 1952).


Dictionary of National Biography lists Cathal Macmaghnusa Maguire (1439-1498), Irish historian; archd. of Clogher, 1483; collected a fine library of MSS, and compiled The Historical Book of Ballmacmanus (Annals of Ulster, 60-1498); acc. Paul Harris [q.v.], author of additions to Féilire of Oengus and annotations to Register of Clogher.

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