In Celtic myth an early king of Connaught whose wife Medhbh had formerly been the wife of Conchobar. The name seems to be that of a dwarf or elf, which presumably means that he was not of Celtic stock. When Fergus of Ulster had been defeated by Conchobar he sought refuge at the court of Ailill where he was well received.

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