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Sean Ua h-Uiccinn

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Sean Ua h-Uiccinn was an Irish poet who held the post of Chief Ollam of Ireland and died in 1490. His father was Farrell Og O'Higgin. His obit is given in the Annals of the Four Masters as follows- "M1490.16 O'Higgin, i.e. John, the son of Farrell Oge, Chief Poet of Ireland, died." A manuscript held in Trinity College Library, Dublin (1346 4to, min. chart., a.d. i 726-1750. h. 4. 4.) has a poem by John O'Higgin on page 141, commencing "Cia cenncup".  ( Wikipedia article )

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