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Tigernach, an early Irish personal name, may refer to:

Tigernach of Clones Irish saint

Tigernach mac Coirpri was an early Irish saint, patron saint of Clones in the province of Ulster.

Tigernach mac Fócartai, also called Tigernach of Lagore, was King of Lagore.

Tigernach Ua Braín was abbot of Clonmacnoise and abbot of Roscommon. He was once held to be the author of the Annals of Tigernach, hence its name, but though this view is no longer sustainable, the nature and extent of his involvement remain unclear.

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The Annals of Tigernach is a chronicle probably originating in Clonmacnoise, Ireland. The language is a mixture of Latin and Old and Middle Irish.

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The Chronicle of Ireland is the modern name for a hypothesized collection of ecclesiastical annals recording events in Ireland from 432 to 911 AD.

The Abbot of Clonmacnoise was the monastic head of Clonmacnoise. They also bore the title "Comarba of Saint Ciarán", "successor of Saint Ciarán". The following is a list of abbots:

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