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The Ó Dálaigh were a learned Irish bardic family who first came to prominence early in the 12th century, when Cú Connacht Ó Dálaigh was described as "The first Ollamh of poetry in all Ireland" (ollamh is the title given to university professors in Modern Irish). [1]

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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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Aonghus Ó Dálaigh (fl. c. 1200) was an Irish poet.

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Aonghus Fionn Ó Dálaigh (known as "The Pious"), was an Irish poet, fl.

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Aonghus Ruadh O Dalaigh (died 1350) was an Irish poet.

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Aonghus Ruadh na nAor Ó Dálaigh, Irish poet, 1550-1617.

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The Ó Duibhgeannáin clan were a family of professional historians in medieval and early modern Ireland.

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Óengus mac Nad Froích (430-489) was an Eoganachta and the first Christian king of Munster.

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In medieval Gaelic and British culture, a bard was a professional poet/story teller, employed by a patron, such as a monarch or nobleman, to commemorate one or more of the patron's ancestors and to praise the patron's own activities.

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Baron Dunsandle and Clanconal, of Dunsandle in the County of Galway, was a title in the Peerage of Ireland.

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The Bishop of Achonry is an episcopal title which takes its name after the village of Achonry in County Sligo, Ireland.

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Bishop of Clonmacnoise was the ordinary of the Roman Catholic episcopal see based at Clonmacnoise, County Offaly, Ireland.

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Boyle Abbey (Mainistir na Búille) was the first successful foundation in Connacht of the Cistercian order which had opened its first Irish house at Mellifont, County Louth, in 1142.

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Cú Connacht Ua Dálaigh, (aka Cu Chonnacht na Sgoile, "Cu Connacht of the school"), died 1139.

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Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh (12 February 1911 – 21 March 1978) served as the fifth President of Ireland, from 1974 to 1976.

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Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh (fl. 1630) was a 17th-century Irish language poet and harpist, who composed the song "Eileanóir a Rún".

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Cearbhall mac Lochlainn Ó Dálaigh, Irish poet, died 1404.

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Charles Blount (pronounced blunt), 8th Baron Mountjoy and 1st Earl of Devonshire (1563 – 3 April 1606), KG, was an English nobleman and soldier who served as Lord Deputy of Ireland under Queen Elizabeth I, then as Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland under King James I. Mountjoy commanded the Crown's forces during the final years of Tyrone's Rebellion.

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Clonard Abbey (Irish, Cluain Eraird, or Cluain Iraird, "Erard's Meadow") was an early medieval monastery situated on the River Boyne, just beside the traditional boundary line of the northern and southern halves of Ireland in modern County Meath.

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Cloyne is a small town to the southeast of Midleton in eastern County Cork, Ireland.

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A coat of arms is a unique heraldic design on an escutcheon (i.e. shield), surcoat, or tabard.

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Coimbra is a city and a municipality in Portugal.

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Saint Colmán of Cloyne (530 – 606), also Colmán mac Léníne, was a monk, founder and patron of Cluain Uama, now Cloyne, County Cork, Ireland, and one of the earliest known Irish poets to write in the vernacular.

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Cork (from corcach, meaning "marsh") is a city in Ireland.

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Corkaree is a barony in north County Westmeath, in the Republic of Ireland.

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Cormac Mac Carthaig (died 1138) was King of Munster.

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County Clare (Contae an Chláir) is a county in Ireland.

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County Kerry (Contae Chiarraí) is a county in Ireland.

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County Westmeath (Contae na hIarmhí or simply An Iarmhí) is a county in Ireland.

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Daly is an Irish surname, derived from the Gaelic Ó Dálaigh.

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Daniel O'Daly (1595 – 30 June 1662), also known as Dominic Ó Dálaigh and Dominic de Rosario, was an Irish diplomat and historian.

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Dáil Éireann (lit. Assembly of Ireland) is the lower house, and principal chamber, of the Oireachtas (Irish legislature), which also includes the President of Ireland and Seanad Éireann (the upper house).

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Dán Díreach (Straight/Direct/Righteous Verse) is a style of poetry developed in Ireland from the 12th century until the destruction of Gaelic society in the mid 17th century.

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Donnchadh Mór Ó Dálaigh was a celebrated Irish poet, and master of the Irish classical style called Dán Díreach, who died in 1244.

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Eoghan mac Néill (old orthography: Eóġan mac Néill) (died 465) is a son of Niall Noígiallach.

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The Eóganachta or Eoghanachta were an Irish dynasty centred on Cashel which dominated southern Ireland from the 6/7th to the 10th centuries, and following that, in a restricted form, the Kingdom of Desmond, and its offshoot Carbery, to the late 16th century.

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Fergal mac Máele Dúin (died 11 December 722) was High King of Ireland.

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The Fifth Crusade (1213–1221) was an attempt by Catholic Europeans to reacquire Jerusalem and the rest of the Holy Land by first conquering the powerful Ayyubid state in Egypt.

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A fili was a member of an elite class of poets in Ireland, up until the Renaissance, when the Irish class system was dismantled by the English.

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The FitzGerald dynasty is a Hiberno-Norman or Cambro-Norman dynasty, and have been Peers of Ireland since at least the 14th century.

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The Flight of the Earls (Imeacht na nIarlaí / Teitheadh na nIarlaí) took place on 14 September 1607, when Hugh Ó Neill of Tír Eóghain (Tyrone), Rory Ó Donnell of Tír Chonaill (Tyrconnell) and about ninety followers left Ireland for mainland Europe.

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Galicia (or;; Galician and Portuguese: Galiza,, or) is an autonomous community in northwest Spain, with the official status of a historic nationality.

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Galway (Gaillimh) is a city in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht.

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George Carew, 1st Earl of Totnes (29 May 1555 – 27 March 1629), known as Sir George Carew between 1586 and 1605 and as The Lord Carew between 1605 and 1626, served under Queen Elizabeth I during the Tudor conquest of Ireland and was appointed President of Munster.

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Gilla na Trínóite Ua Dálaigh, Irish poet, killed 1166.

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Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh (died 1387) was an Irish poet and Chief Ollam of Ireland.

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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 (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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Bardic Poetry refers to the writings of poets trained in the Bardic Schools of Ireland and the Gaelic parts of Scotland, as they existed down to about the middle of the 17th century, or, in Scotland, the early 18th century.

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The Irish diaspora (Diaspóra na nGael) refers to Irish people and their descendants who live outside Ireland.

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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 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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Sir Joshua Reynolds (16 July 1723 – 23 February 1792) was an influential eighteenth-century English painter, specialising in portraits.

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The Kingdom of Desmond was a historic kingdom located on the southwestern coast of Ireland.

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Lochlann Óg Ó Dálaigh, early modern Irish poet, fl.

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The MacMhuirich bardic family, known in Scottish Gaelic as Clann MacMhuirich and Clann Mhuirich,.

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Máiné of Tethbae or Máiné mac Néill was a supposed son of Niall Noigiallach.

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The office of Mayor of Galway is an honorific title used by the Cathaoirleach of Galway City Council.

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Máel Íosa Ua Dálaigh, Irish poet, died 1185.

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Máel Dúin mac Máele Fithrich (died 681) was a King of Ailech and head of the Cenél nEógain branch of the northern Uí Néill.

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A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Moyashel and Magheradernon is a barony in the centre of County Westmeath, in the Republic of Ireland, formed by 1672.

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Muirchertach mac Muiredaig (died c. 534), called Mac Ercae, Muirchertach Macc Ercae and Muirchertach mac Ercae, was said to be a High King of Ireland.

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Muireadhach Albanach Ó Dálaigh ("Scottish Muireadhach") was a Gaelic poet and crusader and member of the Ó Dálaigh bardic family.

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Munster (an Mhumhain / Cúige Mumhan,.

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Niall Noígíallach (Old Irish "having nine hostages"), or in English, Niall of the Nine Hostages, was a prehistoric Irish king, the ancestor of the Uí Néill family that dominated Ireland from the 6th to the 10th century.

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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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An ollam or ollamh (anglicised as ollave or ollav), in early Irish Literature, is a member of the highest rank of fili.

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The Ollamh Érenn or Chief Ollam of Ireland was a professional title of Gaelic Ireland.

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Osraige, also known as Osraighe or Ossory (modern Osraí), was a medieval Irish kingdom comprising most of present day County Kilkenny and western County Laois.

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Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus.

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The peerage is a legal system of traditionally hereditary titles in the United Kingdom, which is constituted by the ranks of British nobility and is part of the British honours system.

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Plantations in 16th and 17th century Ireland were the confiscation of land by the English crown and the colonisation of this land with settlers from England (particularly the Border Counties) and the Scottish Lowlands.

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The Protestant Ascendancy, usually known simply as the Ascendancy, was the political, economic and social domination of Ireland by a minority of landowners, Protestant clergy and members of the professions, all members of the Established Church (the Church of Ireland and Church of England) between the 17th century and the early 20th century.

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Ragnall Ua Dálaigh, Irish poet, died 1161.

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The Red Hand of Ulster (Lámh Dhearg Uladh) is a symbol used in heraldry to denote the Irish province of Ulster.

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The Rock of Cashel (Carraig Phádraig), also known as Cashel of the Kings and St.

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Roscommon is the county town of County Roscommon in Ireland.

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Ruaidrí mac Donnchad Ó Dálaigh, Irish musician, died 1469.

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Saint Patrick (Patricius; Πατρίκιος; *Qatrikias; Modern Pádraig; Padrig) was a 5th-century Romano-British Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland.

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Scotland (Scots:; Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Sheep's Head, also known as Muntervary (Rinn Mhuintir Bháire), is the headland at the end of the Sheep's Head peninsula - a European Destination of Excellence - situated between Bantry Bay and Dunmanus Bay in County Cork, Ireland.

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Tadhg Ua Dálaigh, Irish poet and Chief Ollam of Ireland, died 1181.

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Tethbae (also spelled Tethba, often anglicised Teffia) was a region of Ireland in the Middle Ages.

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Thomond (Tuadhmhumhain, meaning North Munster, now spelled Tuamhain) is a region of Ireland associated with County Clare, County Limerick, north County Kerry and north County Tipperary; effectively most of north Munster.

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Tyrconnell or Tirconnell was a political state in north-west Ireland up till 1601.

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Uí Maine, often Anglicised as Hy Many, was one of the oldest and largest kingdoms located in Connacht, Ireland.

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The Uí Néill (Irish pronunciation:, descendants of Niall) are Irish and Scottish dynasties who claim descent from Niall Noigiallach (Niall of the Nine Hostages), a historical King of Tara who died about 405.

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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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