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Gilla Cómáin mac Gilla Samthainde

Gilla Cóemáin mac Gilla Samthainde, Irish poet, fl. 1072.

Author of Annálad anall uile, a poem of fifty-eight quatrains, and a number of other works. Some of his works were incorporated into Lebor Gabála Érenn.


  • Gilla Cóemáin's chronological poem, in The tripartite Life of Patrick (ed. and trans. by Whitley Stokes, London, 1887.
  • Book of Leinster iii, pp. 496–503, Dublin, 1957.
  • Three poems ascribed to Gilla Cóemáin: a critical edition, DPhil diss (Oxford, 1996), Dr. Peter J. Smith.
  • Three Poems Ascribed to Gilla Cóemáin: A Critical Edition of the Work of an Eleventh-Century Irish Scholar, Peter J. Smith, Münster, 2008.
  • Vikings in Ireland and Scotland in the Ninth Century, Donnchadh Ó Corráin, Peritia 12, 1996.

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