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Lady Uallach

Date of birth unknown; d. circa 932/934, Ireland

Uallach was a famous poet in Ireland. Her death is recorded in the Annals of Inisfallen, a chronicle of medieval Irish history written by the monks of Inisfallen Abbey, near Killarney, in which she is described as banfile Érenn, the “poetess of Ireland.”