Blathmhac

Irish - A joint-king of Ireland. Brother of Diarmaid mac Aodha Slaine. He and his brother sheltered Cano when he came to Ireland to escape from Aodan, who had killed Cano's father, Gartnam. In one story he expelled St Mochuda and his followers from their monastery. He contracted gout when a monk, afflicted with the ailment, accidentally touched the king's foot with his own. In some accounts, he was the father of Conall and Dunchadh. In some lore, occasionally called Blathmhac.

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