Líon alt a aimsíodh: 6
Maghnus, mac Aodha, mhic Aodha Rua, mhic Néill Ghairbh, mhic Toirealaigh an Fhíona Uí Dhomhnaill’ a thug sé air féin in Betha Colaim Chille ··· The indeterminacy of the arrangements for the transference of rule within the Gaelic system facilitated the kind of free enterprise politics that characterised the Italian Renaissance.’ In aiste in Comhar, Lúnasa 1957 (‘Maghnus Ó Domhnaill’) deir Gearóid Mac Níocaill: ‘Cinnte, tig linn glacadh leis nach beag an tionchar a bhí ag an snaidhm chleasaíochta is foréigin a bhí comónta sa tír uilig le linn a óige, is roimpi is ina diaidh: is luath a d’fhoghlaimeodh sé an coup d’état – nach amhlaidh a fuair a sheanathair féin tiarnas Thír Chonaill?’ Ba chuid den pholaitíocht sin sa troid in aghaidh a athar, b’fhéidir, gur phós sé Siubhán, iníon le Con Bacach Ó Néill, taoiseach ··· The co-operators, or the principals among them, doubtless wrote the Life, and perhaps read the finished product to Maghnus, and the latter may even have recited or read it as it was presented to him ··· Perhaps it was the fact that Maghnus Ó Domhnaill amused himself with such literary trifles, coupled with his assistants’ desire to secure an unusually handsome reward, that prompted the attribution of almost the whole work to him by the real author or authors.’ Suirniú de shórt ar a charactar, agus tagairt do cheisteanna atá gan freagairt, is ea an paragraf seo ag Bradshaw: ‘The awkward fact is that Magnus must be portrayed both as sceptical and devout; scoffing at the peccadilloes of friars, yet the founder of a Franciscan community and the enthusiastic promoter of religious reform
Ba é a chuir bail ar an chéad eagrán de Maicín le Fionn Mac Cumhaill [Maghnus Mac Cumhaill B5] a d’fhoilsigh Cumann Liteartha Chúige Uladh i nDoire
Fuair a athair Maghnus bás nuair a bhí Séamus sna luathdhéaga
1592–1658 ...) Sa leabhar céanna deir Ludwig Bieler, agus é ag tagart don Triadis Thaumaturgae, gur aistrigh Mac Colgáin Betha Colaim Chille le Maghnus Ó Domhnaill[q.v.] go Laidin
Chomh maith leis sin, chinntigh sé na codanna den lámhscríbhinn a bhreac na scríobhaithe Maghnus Ó Duibhgeannáin, Solamh Ó Droma agus Roibeartus Mac Síthigh