Aongus Fionn Ó Dálaigh
?1520-1570 [var. Aongus na Diadhachta]; prob. b. Co. Meath; head of the
branch of the Ó Dálaigh family, poets to MacCarthys of Desmond and was friend and teacher to Domhnall Mac Cárthaigh, (Earl of Clancarty, whose elegy he wrote in 1596; he regarded praise poetry as dishonest and all but four of his fifty-five surviving works are on religious subjects, e.g., the Blessed Virgin (Grian na Maighdean Máthair Dé
[Sun of All Maidens is the Mother of God], Jesus, the Eucharist, the Cross, penance, death and the transience of worldly beauty. DIW OCIL
Tadhg Gaedhealach Ó Súilleabháin, Pious Miscellany, ed. John ODaly (Dublin 1858); Fáilte Romhat a Rí na n-Aingeal, ed. C. Ward (Dublin 1911); L. McKenna, SJ, ed., Dioghluim Dána (1938), et al.
Lambert McKenna, ed., and trans. Dánta do cum Aonghus Fionn
Ó Dálaigh (1919).