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O'Dowd

O'Dowd (Ó Dubhda), is an Irish Gaelic clan based most prominently in what is today County Mayo and County Sligo. [1]

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Ailill Medraige mac Indrechtaig

Ailill Medraige mac Indrechtaig (died 764) was a King of Connacht from the Ui Fiachrach Muaidhe branch of the Connachta.

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Anglo-Norman

The Anglo-Normans were mainly the descendants of the Normans who ruled England following the Norman conquest by William the Conqueror in 1066.

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Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

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Auckland

Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest and most populous urban area in the country.

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Éamonn mac An Cosnamhach Ó Dubhda

Éamonn mac An Cosnamhach Ó Dubhda was an Irish Chief of the Name and Lord of Tireragh who died c. 1471.

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Ballina, County Mayo

Ballina is a town in north County Mayo, Ireland.

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Battle of Curlew Pass

The Battle of Curlew Pass was fought on the 15th of August 1599, during the campaign of the Earl of Essex in the Nine Years' War, between an English force under Sir Conyers Clifford and a rebel Irish force led by Hugh Roe O'Donnell.

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Battle of the Boyne

The Battle of the Boyne (Cath na Bóinne) was a battle in 1690 between the Catholic James II and the Protestant William III of England and II of Scotland, who, with his wife, Mary II (his cousin and James' daughter), had overthrown James in England in 1688.

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Bernard O'Dowd

Bernard Patrick O'Dowd (11 April 1866 – 1 September 1953) was an Australian activist, educator, poet, journalist, and author of several law books and poetry books.

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Boy George

Boy George (born George Alan O'Dowd; 14 June 1961) is a British singer-songwriter, fashion designer and photographer, who was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s.

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Brian Ó Dubhda

Brian Ó Dubhda, Chief of the Name and Lord of Tireragh, died 1446.

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Brian Cam mac An Cosnmhach Ó Dubhda

Brian Cam mac An Cosnmhach Ó Dubhda, Chief of the Name and Lord of Tireragh, fl c. 1474? Almost the only document dealing with the succession as the Ó Dubhda chief of the name is Araile do fhlathaibh Ua nDubhda, which presents many chronological difficulties.

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British Army

The British Army is the United Kingdom's principal land warfare force.

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Chris O'Dowd

Christopher "Chris" O'Dowd (born 9 October 1979) is an Irish actor and comedian best known for his role as Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT Crowd.

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Christopher O'Dowd

Christopher O'Dowd (6 September 1920 – 6 October 1943), was an Irish founder member of the British Army's Special Air Service.

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Confederate Ireland

Confederate Ireland refers to the period of Irish self-government between 1642 and 1649, during the Eleven Years' War.

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Connacht

Connacht or Connaught (Connacht or Cúige Chonnacht) is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the west of the country.

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Connachta

The Connachta are a group of medieval Irish dynasties who claimed descent from the legendary High King Conn Cétchathach (Conn of the Hundred Battles).

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County Londonderry

County Londonderry, also known as County Derry (Irish: Contae Dhoire, Ulster Scots: Coontie Lunnonderrie), is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.

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County Mayo

County Mayo (Contae Mhaigh Eo, meaning "Plain of the yew trees") is a county in Ireland.

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County Sligo

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

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Craig Dowd

Craig Dowd born 26 October 1969 in Auckland, New Zealand is a former rugby union player and current coach.

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Cromwellian conquest of Ireland

The Cromwellian conquest of Ireland or Cromwellian war in Ireland (1649–53) refers to the conquest of Ireland by the forces of the English Parliament, led by Oliver Cromwell, during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.

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Dúnchad Muirisci

Dúnchad Muirisci mac Tipraite (died 683) was a King of Connacht from the Ui Fiachrach branch of the Connachta.

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Domhnall Baile Ui Choitil Ó Dubhda

Domhnall Baile Ui Choitil Ó Dubhda, Chief of the Name and Lord of Tireragh, died c. 1454.

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Domhnall Ballach Ó Dubhda

Domhnall Ballach Ó Dubhda, Chief of the Name and Lord of Tireragh, died c. 1472.

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Donn Cothaid mac Cathail

Donn Cothaid mac Cathail, King of Connacht, died 773.

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Dowd

Dowd is a derivation of an ancient surname which was once common in Ireland but is now quite rare.

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Dubda mac Connmhach

Dubda mac Connmhach, Eponym and Ancestor of the Clan Ó Dubhda of north Connacht, fl.

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Dubhaltach Mac Fhirbhisigh

Dubhaltach MacFhirbhisigh, also known as Dubhaltach Óg mac Giolla Íosa Mór mac Dubhaltach Mór Mac Fhirbhisigh, Duald Mac Firbis, Dudly Ferbisie, and Dualdus Firbissius (fl. 1643 – January 1671) was an Irish scribe, translator, historian and genealogist.

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Eóghan Caoch mac Ruaidhrí Ó Dubhda

Eóghan Caoch mac Ruaidhrí Ó Dubhda, Chief of the Name and Lord of Tireragh, died 1488? Almost the only document dealing with the succession as the Ó Dubhda chief of the name is Araile do fhlathaibh Ua nDubhda, which presents many chronological difficulties.

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Erris

Erris is a barony in northwestern County Mayo in Ireland consisting of over, much of which is mountainous blanket bog.

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Fergus O'Dowd

Fergus O'Dowd (born 1 September 1948) is an Irish Fine Gael politician.

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Fine Gael

Fine Gael (meaning Family or Tribe of the Irish) is a centre-right political party in the Republic of Ireland.

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Gaels

The Gaels (Na Gaeil; Na Gàidheil), also known as Goidels, are an ethnolinguistic group indigenous to northwestern Europe.

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Gravesend

Gravesend is an ancient town in north west Kent, England, situated 21 miles (35 km) east south-east of Charing Cross (central London) on the south bank of the Thames estuary and opposite Tilbury in Essex.

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Great Book of Lecan

The (Great) Book of Lecan (Irish: Leabhar (Mór) Leacain) (RIA, MS 23 P 2) is a medieval Irish manuscript written between 1397 and 1418 in Castle Forbes, Lecan (Lackan, Leckan; Irish Leacan) in the territory of Tír Fhíacrach, near modern Enniscrone, County Sligo.

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Henry IV of England

Henry IV (15 April 1367 – 20 March 1413) was King of England and Lord of Ireland from 1399 to 1413 and asserted the claim of his grandfather, Edward III, to the Kingdom of France.

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Hugh Roe O'Donnell

Aodh Ruadh Ó Domhnaill, anglicised as either Hugh Roe O'Donnell or Red Hugh O'Donnell (1572 – 10 September 1602), was "The O'Donnell" and king of Tyrconnell (modern-day County Donegal, Republic of Ireland).

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Indrechtach mac Dúnchado

Indrechtach mac Dúnchado Muirisci (died 707) was a King of Connacht from the Ui Fiachrach Muaidhe branch of the Connachta.

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Irish language

Irish (Gaeilge), sometimes referred to as Gaelic or Irish Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family, originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.

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Irish name

A formal Irish-language personal name consists of a given name and a surname.

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Irish people

The Irish people (Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a nation and ethnic group who originate from the island of Ireland and its associated islands.

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James II of England

James II and VII (14 October 1633O.S. – 16 September 1701) was King of England and Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 6 February 1685 until he was deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688.

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James Thomas O'Dowd

James Thomas O'Dowd (August 4, 1907 – February 4, 1950) was a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States.

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John O'Dowd

John O'Dowd MLA (born 10 May 1967) is an Irish Sinn Féin politician.

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Killala

Killala is a village in County Mayo in Ireland, north of Ballina.

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Killarney

Killarney is a medium-sized town in County Kerry, southwestern Ireland.

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Kingdom of Ireland

The Kingdom of Ireland (Classical Irish: Ríoghacht Éireann; Modern Irish: Ríocht Éireann) was a state in Ireland from the proclamation of King Henry VIII of England as King of Ireland by the Crown of Ireland Act 1542 until the Acts of Union 1800.

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Kings of Ui Fiachrach Muaidhe

The Kings of Ui Fiachrach Muaidhe were the northern branch of Ui Fiachrach, based on the plain of the Muaidhe (valley of the River Moy).

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Leabhar na nGenealach

Leabhar na nGenealach is a massive genealogical collection written mainly in the years 1649 to 1650, at the college-house of St. Nicholas's church, Galway, by Dubhaltach MacFhirbhisigh.

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List of kings of Connacht

The Kings of Connacht were rulers of the cóiced (variously translated as portion, fifth, province) of Connacht, which lies west of the River Shannon, Ireland.

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Lists of castles in Ireland

*List of castles in Northern Ireland.

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Mac Fhirbhisigh

MacFirbis (Mac Fhirbhisigh), also known as Forbes, was the surname of a family of Irish hereditary historians based for much of their known history at Lecan, Tireragh (now Lackan, Kilglass parish, County Sligo).

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Maol Ruanaidh mac Ruaidhrí Ó Dubhda

Maol Ruanaidh mac Ruaidhrí Ó Dubhda, Chief of the Name and Lord of Tireragh, died c. 1450.

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Mike O'Dowd

Mike O'Dowd (April 5, 1895 in St. Paul, Minnesota – July 28, 1957) was an American boxer who held the World Middleweight Championship from 1917 to 1920.

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Nace O'Dowd

Nace O'Dowd (1931–1987) was a legendary Gaelic footballer who played for the Sligo team in the 1950s and was a member of a number of successful Railway Cup teams.

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Navy

A navy or maritime force is a fleet of waterborne military vessels (watercraft) and its associated naval aviation, both sea-based and land-based.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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New Zealand national rugby union team

The New Zealand national men's rugby union team, officially nicknamed the All Blacks, represents New Zealand in men's rugby union, which is regarded as the country's national sport.

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Niall O'Dowd

Niall O'Dowd (born 18 May 1953), is an Irish journalist and author living in the United States.

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Nine Years' War (Ireland)

The Nine Years' War (Cogadh na Naoi mBliana or Cogadh Naoi mBlian) or Tyrone's Rebellion took place in Ireland from 1594 to 1603.

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O'Shaughnessy

Ó Seachnasaigh, O'Shaughnessy, collectively Uí Sheachnasaigh, clan name Cinél nAedha na hEchtghe, is a family surname of Irish origin.

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Owen Caech Ó Dubhda

Owen Caech Ó Dubhda, Chief of the Name and Lord of Tireragh, died 1495.

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Peter O'Dowd

James Peter O'Dowd (26 February 1908 – 8 May 1964) was an English professional footballer who played as a central defender.

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Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL), the successor to the Auckland Harbour Board, is the Council-owned company administering Auckland's commercial freight and cruise ship harbour facilities.

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Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, KG PC (10 November 1565 – 25 February 1601) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Elizabeth I. Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was placed under house arrest following a poor campaign in Ireland during the Nine Years' War in 1599.

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Seaán Glas mac Tadhg Riabhach Ó Dubhda

Seaán Glas mac Tadhg Riabhach Ó Dubhda, Chief of the Name and Lord of Tireragh, died c. 1471.

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Seamie O'Dowd

Seamie O’Dowd is an Irish musician.

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Sept

A sept is an English word for a division of a family, especially of a Scottish or Irish family.

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Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin is an Irish republican political party active in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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Special Air Service

The Special Air Service (SAS) is a unit of the British Army founded in 1941 as a regiment, and later reconstituted as a corps in 1950.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (or; Sinhalese Śrī Laṃkāva, Tamil Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

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St. Gerard's RC Secondary, Govan

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Tadhg Buidhe mac Tadhg Riabhach Ó Dubhda

Tadhg Buidhe mac Tadhg Riabhach Ó Dubhda, Chief of the Name and Lord of Tireragh, died c. 1457.

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Tadhg Riabhach Ó Dubhda

Tadhg Riabhach Ó Dubhda, King of Ui Fiachrach Muaidhe, died 1432.

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Taoiseach

The Taoiseach is the head of government or prime minister of Ireland.

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Tír Fhíacrach Múaidhe

is a territory in County Sligo in northwest Ireland.

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Timmy O'Dowd

Timmy O'Dowd (born 1963) is an Irish Gaelic footballer who played as a right wing-forward for the Kerry senior team.

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Tirawley

The Barony of Tyrawley is situated in the north east portion of County Mayo.

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Uí Briúin

The Uí Briúin were an Irish kin-group.

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Uí Fiachrach

The Uí Fiachrach were a dynasty who originated in, and whose descendants later ruled, the coicead or fifth of Connacht (a western province of Ireland) at different times from the mid-first millennium onwards.

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Uí Fiachrach Muaidhe

Uí Fiachrach Muaidhe were a branch of the Ui Fiachrach dynasty of the Connachta.

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Ulster

Ulster (Ulaidh or Cúige Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr or Ulster) is a province in the north of the island of Ireland.

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Williamite War in Ireland

The Williamite War in Ireland (1688–1691)—Cogadh an Dá Rí, meaning "war of the two kings"—was a conflict between Jacobites (supporters of the English Catholic King James II) and Williamites (supporters of the Dutch Protestant Prince William of Orange) over who would be King of England, Scotland and Ireland.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O'Dowd

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