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Eochaid mac Eirc

In Irish mythology Eochaid (modern spelling: Eochaidh), son of Erc, son of Rinnal, of the Fir Bolg became High King of Ireland when he overthrew Fodbgen. [1]

21 relations: Annals of the Four Masters, Beltra, Bres, Cath Maige Tuired, County Meath, County Sligo, Druid, Eochaid, Fir Bolg, Fodbgen, Geoffrey Keating, High King of Ireland, Ireland, Irish mythology, Lebor Gabála Érenn, List of High Kings of Ireland, Rinnal, Tailtiu, Teltown, The Morrígan, Tuatha Dé Danann.

Annals of the Four Masters

The Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland (Annála Ríoghachta Éireann) or the Annals of the Four Masters (Annála na gCeithre Máistrí) are chronicles of medieval Irish history.

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Beltra

Beltra is a village in County Sligo, Ireland.

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Bres

In Irish mythology, Bres (or Bress) was a king of the Tuatha Dé Danann.

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Cath Maige Tuired

Cath Maige Tuired (modern spelling: Cath Maighe Tuireadh), meaning "The Battle of Magh Tuireadh", is the name of two saga texts of the Mythological Cycle of Irish mythology.

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County Meath

County Meath (Contae na Mí or simply an Mhí) is a county in Ireland.

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County Sligo

County Sligo (Contae Shligigh) is a county in Ireland.

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Druid

A druid (druí; derwydd) was a member of the educated, professional class among the Celtic peoples of Gaul, Britain, Ireland, and possibly elsewhere during the Iron Age.

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Eochaid

Eochaid or Eochaidh (earlier Eochu or Eocho, sometimes Anglicised as Eochy or Haughey) is a popular medieval Irish and Scots Gaelic name deriving from Old Irish ech, horse, borne by a variety of historical and legendary figures.

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Fir Bolg

In medieval Irish Christian pseudo-history, the Fir Bolg (also spelt Firbolg and Fir Bholg) are one of the ethnic groups that inhabited ancient Ireland.

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Fodbgen

In Irish mythology Fodbgen or Odbgen (modern spelling: Foidhbhgen - "the despoiler") son of Sengann of the Fir Bolg became High King of Ireland when he overthrew his cousin Rinnal son of Genann.

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Geoffrey Keating

Seathrún Céitinn (c. 1569 – c. 1644; known in English as Geoffrey Keating) was a 17th-century historian.

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High King of Ireland

The High Kings of Ireland (Ard Rí na hÉireann) were sometimes historical and sometimes legendary figures who had, or who are claimed to have had, lordship over the whole of Ireland.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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Irish mythology

The mythology of pre-Christian Ireland did not entirely survive the conversion to Christianity.

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Lebor Gabála Érenn

Lebor Gabála Érenn (The Book of the Taking of Ireland) is a collection of poems and prose narratives that purports to be a history of Ireland and the Irish from the creation of the world to the Middle Ages.

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List of High Kings of Ireland

Medieval Irish historical tradition held that Ireland had been ruled by an Ard Rí or High King since ancient times, and compilations like the 11th-century Lebor Gabála Érenn, followed by early modern works like the Annals of the Four Masters and Geoffrey Keating's Foras Feasa ar Éirinn, purported to trace the line of High Kings.

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Rinnal

In Irish mythology, Rinnal (Rindal, Rionnal, Rinnan) son of Genann of the Fir Bolg became High King of Ireland when he overthrew Fiacha Cennfinnán.

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Tailtiu

Tailtiu or Tailltiu (modern spelling: Tailte) (also known as Talti) is the name of a presumed goddess from Irish mythology.

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Teltown

Teltown (Tailtin) is an outdated place name in County Meath, Ireland, for the area between Navan and Kells.

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The Morrígan

The Morrígan ("phantom queen") or Mórrígan ("great queen"), also written as Morrígu or in the plural as Morrígna, and spelled Morríghan or Mór-ríoghain in Modern Irish, is a figure from Irish mythology.

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Tuatha Dé Danann

The Tuath(a) Dé Danann (usually translated as "people(s)/tribe(s) of the goddess Danu"), also known by the earlier name Tuath Dé ("tribe of the gods"),Koch, John T. Celtic Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eochaid_mac_Eirc

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