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Hugh O'Reilly, (Irish: Aodh Ó Raghallaigh) (born c.1581 County Cavan, Ireland; died February 1653 Trinity Island, Cavan), was an Irish Leader and Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh.[1]

He was the son of Maolmórdha Mac Aodh Ó Raghallaigh of the principal family of East Breifne, the O'Reillys. He was eligible for election to the chieftainship under the system of deirbhfhine.[1]


  1. ^ a b Bernadette Cunningham, ‘O'Reilly, Hugh (c.1581–1653)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 16 March 2008 Hugh O'Reilly (c.1581–1653): doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/20822


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