Tadhg Comchosach Ó
fl.1375 [Crooked Legs]; ed. Bardic school; joined Franciscans
against suasions of friends, as recorded in one of his best poems; another
celebrates the building of a hostel for learned men at Emania, by Nial
Mór Ó Néill. poems incl. Dá grádh do fhágbhas Eirinn expressing love of his people and religious motives for self-exile; Bean an n-aith-éirghe Eire, addressed to Niall Mór Ó Néill (d.1397), possibly at the time of his inauguration in 1365-66. DIW
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See T. F. Ó Ratháille, Measgra Dánta (Cork 1927) and C. Mhág Craith, ed., Dán na mBráthar Mionúr I (1967) [Poems 1 & 2].
Maolmhuidhe Ó hUiginn (fl.1590) cites Ó Dálaigh as an example of someone who left Ireland for the purposes of self-denial in Afhir théid go Fiadh bhFrinidh.