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Ó Catháin

Index Ó Catháin

The Ó Catháin, meaning "descendants of Cahan", were a sept of the Cenél nEógain branch of the Northern Uí Néill in medieval Ireland. [1]

20 relations: Branches of the Cenél nEógain, Cú Maighe na nGall Ó Catháin, Clan Buchanan, Clan Munro, Connacht, County Antrim, County Donegal, County Londonderry, County Tyrone, Flight of the Earls, Ireland in the Middle Ages, Kane (surname), Keenaght (barony), Manus O'Cahan's Regiment, Northern Ireland, Northern Uí Néill, O'Neill dynasty, Plantation of Ulster, Republic of Ireland, Surrender and regrant.

Branches of the Cenél nEógain

The Cenél nEógain or Kinel-Owen ("Kindred of Owen") are a branch of the Northern Uí Néill, who claim descent from Eógan mac Néill, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages.

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Cú Maighe na nGall Ó Catháin

Cú Maighe na nGall Ó Catháin was a chief of the Uí Catháin of Ciannachta.

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Clan Buchanan

Clan Buchanan (Na Cananaich) is an armigerous Scottish clan whose origins are said to lie in the 1225 grant of lands on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond to clergyman Sir Absalon of Buchanan by the Earl of Lennox.

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Clan Munro

Clan Munro (Clann an Rothaich) is a Highland Scottish clan.

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ConnachtPage five of An tOrdú Logainmneacha (Contaetha agus Cúigí) 2003 clearly lists the official spellings of the names of the four provinces of the country with Connacht listed for both languages; when used without the term 'The province of' / 'Cúige'.

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County Antrim

County Antrim (named after the town of Antrim)) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland. Adjoined to the north-east shore of Lough Neagh, the county covers an area of and has a population of about 618,000. County Antrim has a population density of 203 people per square kilometre or 526 people per square mile. It is also one of the thirty-two traditional counties of Ireland, as well as part of the historic province of Ulster. The Glens of Antrim offer isolated rugged landscapes, the Giant's Causeway is a unique landscape and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bushmills produces whiskey, and Portrush is a popular seaside resort and night-life area. The majority of Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland, is in County Antrim, with the remainder being in County Down. It is currently one of only two counties of Ireland to have a majority of the population from a Protestant background, according to the 2001 census. The other is County Down to the south.

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County Donegal

County Donegal (Contae Dhún na nGall) is a county of Ireland in the province of Ulster.

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County Londonderry

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

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County Tyrone

County Tyrone is one of the six historic counties of Northern Ireland.

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Flight of the Earls

The Flight of the Earls (Irish: Imeacht na nIarlaí) took place on 4 September 1607, when Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone and Red Hugh O'Donnell, 1st Earl of Tyrconnell, and about ninety followers left Ulster in Ireland for mainland Europe.

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Ireland in the Middle Ages

Ireland in the Middle Ages.

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Kane (surname)

Kane is a Celtic Irish surname and is an anglicisation of Cathan meaning war like (see Ó Catháin).

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Keenaght (barony)

Keenaght is a barony in the north-west of County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

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Manus O'Cahan's Regiment

Manus O'Cahan's Regiment of Foot was an Irish regiment which served during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms in the mid-1640s.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Northern Uí Néill

The Northern Uí Néill is the name given to several dynasties in north-western medieval Ireland that claimed descent from a common ancestor, Niall of the Nine Hostages.

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O'Neill dynasty

The O'Neill dynasty (Ó Néill) is a group of families, ultimately all of Irish Gaelic origin, that have held prominent positions and titles in Ireland and elsewhere.

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Plantation of Ulster

The Plantation of Ulster (Plandáil Uladh; Ulster-Scots: Plantin o Ulstèr) was the organised colonisation (plantation) of Ulstera province of Irelandby people from Great Britain during the reign of James VI and I. Most of the colonists came from Scotland and England, although there was a small number of Welsh settlers.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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Surrender and regrant

During the Tudor conquest of Ireland (c.1540–1603), "surrender and regrant" was the legal mechanism by which Irish clans were to be converted from a power structure rooted in clan and kin loyalties, to a late-feudal system under the English legal system.

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Clan Kane, O Cathain, O'Cahan, O'Cahan family, O'Cahans, Uí Catháin, Ó Cathain.


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

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