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Ó Gadhra or O'Gara is an Irish surname which originated in the kingdom of Luighne Connacht. [1]

28 relations: Annals of the Four Masters, Ó Gadhra Chiefs of the Name, Barony (Ireland), Charles O'Gara, Chief of the Name, Clan, County Sligo, Donn Sléibhe Ua Gadhra, Edward MacLysaght, Eoghan O'Gara, Fearghal Ó Gadhra, Franciscan, Gailenga, Gallen (barony), Hubert Thomas Knox, Ireland, John Patrick O'Gara, Kings of Luighne Connacht, Kings of Sliabh Lugha, Luighne Connacht, Mac Siúrtáin, Matt O'Gara, Oliver O'Gara, Ronan O'Gara, Ruaidrí Ó Gadhra, Ruaidri Ó Gadhra, Surname, Toichleach ua Gadhra.

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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Ó Gadhra Chiefs of the Name

The Ó Gadhra Chiefs of the Name were the head of the Clan O'Gara, who were originally located in Sliabh Lugha (formerly known as Gailenga), the southern part of the territory ruled by the Kings of Luighne Connacht.

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Barony (Ireland)

In Ireland, a barony (barúntacht, plural barúntachtaí) is a historical subdivision of a county, analogous to the hundreds into which the counties of England were divided.

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Charles O'Gara

Charles O'Gara (1699-1777) was a French-born courtier of Irish parentage who rose to prominence in the service of Leopold, Duke of Lorraine and later his son Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Chief of the Name

The Chief of the Name, or in older English usage Captain of his Nation, is the recognised head of a family or clan (clann in Irish and Scottish Gaelic).

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A clan is group of people united by actual or perceived kinship and descent.

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County Sligo

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

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Donn Sléibhe Ua Gadhra

Donn Sléibhe Ua Gadhra, King of Sliabh Lugha, died 1181.

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Edward MacLysaght

Edward MacLysaght (Éamonn Mac Giolla Iasachta; 6 November 1887 – 4 March 1986) was one of the foremost genealogists of twentieth century Ireland.

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Eoghan O'Gara

Eoghan O'Gara (born 24 September 1985) is a Gaelic footballer who plays as a forward for the Dublin inter-county team.

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Fearghal Ó Gadhra

Fearghal Ó Gadhra, lord of Coolavin, patron of the Annals of the Four Masters, c. 1597 – after 1660.

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Franciscans are people and groups (religious orders) who adhere to the teachings and spiritual disciplines of St Francis of Assisi and of his main associates and followers, such as St Clare of Assisi, St Anthony of Padua, and St Elizabeth of Hungary, among many others.

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Gailenga was the name of two related peoples and kingdoms found in medieval Ireland in Brega and Connacht.

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Gallen (barony)

The Barony of Gallen is one of the nine baronies in County Mayo, Ireland.

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Hubert Thomas Knox

Hubert Thomas Knox (1845–1921), MRIA, FRSAI, was an Irish historian.

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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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John Patrick O'Gara

John Patrick O'Gara was a French-born soldier of Irish descent who served in the Spanish Army during the eighteenth century.

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Kings of Luighne Connacht

The Kings of Luighne Connacht were rulers of the people and kingdom of Luighne Connacht, located in what is now County Mayo and County Sligo, Ireland.

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Kings of Sliabh Lugha

The Kings of Sliabh Lugha were rulers of the district of Sliabh Lugha, located in what is now County Mayo, Ireland.

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Luighne Connacht

Luighne Connacht was a territory located in north-central Connacht, on the borders of what is now County Mayo and County Sligo, Ireland.

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Mac Siúrtáin

Mac Siúrtáin, aka Mac Jordan and Jordan, is the name of a Connacht family of Norman-Irish origins.

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Matt O'Gara

Matt O'Gara is a former hurler from Toomevara, County Tipperary, Ireland.

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Oliver O'Gara

Oliver O'Gara was an Irish politician and soldier of the 17th and 18th centuries who was closely identified with the Jacobite cause.

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Ronan O'Gara

Ronan John Ross O'Gara (born 7 March 1977 in San Diego, California, United States) is an Irish former rugby union player, who played fly-half for both Ireland and Munster.

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Ruaidrí Ó Gadhra

Ruaidrí Ó Gadhra, was an Irish king of Sliabh Lugha and Chief of the Name, died 1256.

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Ruaidri Ó Gadhra

Ruaidri Ó Gadhra, Chief of the Name, died 1285.

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A surname or family name is a name added to a given name.

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Toichleach ua Gadhra

Toichleach Ua Gadhra, King of Gailenga, in medieval Ireland, died in 964.

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

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