Donough O’Brien

?-1624 [Donnchadh Ó Briain]; Baron of Ibrickan, and 4th Earl of Thomond; succeeded his f. Conor O’Brien, 3rd earl, 1581; assisted in suppression of Tyrone’s rebellion, 1595; Gov. of Clare and privy councillor, 1599; constantly employed in war, 1600; visited England, and took part in siege of Kinsale on his return, 1601; obtained transfer of jurisdiction of Connaught to Munster, 1602; president of Munster, 1605; governor of Clare, 1619. ODNB

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