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Charles O'Conor (historian)

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Charles O'Conor, O'Conor Don (Cathal Ó Conchubhair Donn; 1 January 1710 – 1 July 1791), also known as Charles O'Conor of Belanagare, was an Irish writer and antiquarian who was enormously influential as a protagonist for the preservation of Irish culture and history in the eighteenth century. [1]

40 relations: Annals of the Four Masters, Antiquarian, Arthur Young (agriculturist), Bellanagare, Catholic Church, Catholic Convention, Celtic Christianity, Charles O'Conor (priest), County Roscommon, County Sligo, Diocese of Elphin, Dubhaltach Mac Fhirbhisigh, Eugene O'Curry, Fearghal Ó Gadhra, Gaels, Irish American Cultural Institute, James MacLagan, James Macpherson, James Ussher, James Ware (historian), John Curry (historian), John O'Donovan (scholar), Lughaidh Ó Cléirigh, Manuscript, Mary Bonaventure Browne, Matthew O'Conor, Mícheál Ó Cléirigh, O'Conor, Ossian, Penal Laws (Ireland), Peregrine Ó Duibhgeannáin, Royal Irish Academy, Ruaidhrí Ó Flaithbheartaigh, Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair, Samuel Johnson, Scotland, Stowe House, Sylvester O'Halloran, Tadhg O Cianáin, Uilliam Ó Duinnín.

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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An antiquarian or antiquary (from the Latin: antiquarius, meaning pertaining to ancient times) is an aficionado or student of antiquities or things of the past.

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Arthur Young (agriculturist)

Arthur Young (11 September 1741 – 12 April 1820) was an English writer on agriculture, economics, social statistics, and campaigner for the rights of agricultural workers.

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Bellanagare is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Catholic Convention

The Catholic Committee or Catholic Convention was an organisation in 18th-century Ireland that campaigned for the rights of Catholics and for the repeal of the Penal Laws.

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Celtic Christianity

Celtic Christianity or Insular Christianity refers broadly to certain features of Christianity that were common, or held to be common, across the Celtic-speaking world during the Early Middle Ages.

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Charles O'Conor (priest)

Charles O'Conor (Cathal Ó Conchubhair Donn; 1764–1828) was an Irish priest and historical author.

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County Roscommon

County Roscommon (Contae Ros Comáin) is a county in Ireland.

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County Sligo

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

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Diocese of Elphin

The Diocese of Elphin was established following the Synod of Rathbreasail in the year 1118.

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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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Eugene O'Curry

Eugene O'Curry (Eoghan Ó Comhraí or Eoghan Ó Comhraidhe, 20 November 1794 – 30 July 1862) was an Irish philologist and antiquary.

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Fearghal Ó Gadhra

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

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The Gaels (Na Gaeil, Na Gàidheil, Ny Gaeil) are an ethnolinguistic group native to northwestern Europe.

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Irish American Cultural Institute

The Irish American Cultural Institute, or IACI, is an American cultural group founded in Saint Paul, Minnesota by Dr.

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James MacLagan

James MacLagan or McLagan (Seumas MacLathagain; 1728–1805) was a Church of Scotland minister and collector of Scottish Gaelic poetry and song.

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James Macpherson

James Macpherson (Gaelic: Seumas MacMhuirich or Seumas Mac a' Phearsain; 27 October 1736 – 17 February 1796) was a Scottish writer, poet, literary collector and politician, known as the "translator" of the Ossian cycle of epic poems.

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James Ussher

James Ussher (or Usher; 4 January 1581 – 21 March 1656) was the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland between 1625 and 1656.

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James Ware (historian)

Sir James Ware II (26 November 1594 – 1 December 1666) was an Anglo-Irish historian.

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John Curry (historian)

John Curry (b. in Dublin, Ireland, in the first quarter of the eighteenth century; d. there, 1780) was an Irish doctor of medicine, historian, and Roman Catholic activist.

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John O'Donovan (scholar)

John O'Donovan (Seán Ó Donnabháin; 25 July 1806 – 10 December 1861), from Atateemore, in the parish of Kilcolumb, County Kilkenny, and educated at Hunt's Academy, Waterford, was an Irish language scholar from Ireland.

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Lughaidh Ó Cléirigh

Lughaidh Ó Cléirigh (fl. 1603 – 1616), sometimes anglicised as Lewey O'Clery, was an Irish Gaelic poet and historian.

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A manuscript (abbreviated MS for singular and MSS for plural) was, traditionally, any document written by hand -- or, once practical typewriters became available, typewritten -- as opposed to being mechanically printed or reproduced in some indirect or automated way.

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Mary Bonaventure Browne

Mother Mary Bonaventure Browne (born after 1610, died after 1670) was a Poor Clare nun, abbess, and Irish historian.

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Matthew O'Conor

Matthew O'Conor Don (Mathghamhain Ó Conchubhair Donn; 1773–1844) of Ballinagare, County Roscommon, Ireland was an Irish historian, the O'Conor Don and de jure King of Connacht.

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Mícheál Ó Cléirigh

Mícheál Ó Cléirigh (c. 1590 – 1643), sometimes known as Michael O'Clery, was an Irish chronicler, scribe and antiquary and chief author of the Annals of the Four Masters, assisted by Cú Choigcríche Ó Cléirigh, Fearfeasa Ó Maol Chonaire, and Peregrinus Ó Duibhgeannain.

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O'Conor (Middle Irish: Ó Conchubhair; Modern Ó Conchúir, also anglicised as O'Connor), is an Irish princely and noble family of Gaelic origin who are the historic Kings of Connacht and the last High Kings of Ireland before the Norman invasion.

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Ossian (Irish Gaelic/Scottish Gaelic: Oisean) is the narrator and purported author of a cycle of epic poems published by the Scottish poet James Macpherson from 1760.

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Penal Laws (Ireland)

In the island of Ireland, Penal Laws (Na Péindlíthe) were a series of laws imposed in an attempt to force Irish Roman Catholics and Protestant dissenters (such as local Presbyterians) to accept the reformed denomination as defined by the English state established Anglican Church and practised by members of the Irish state established Church of Ireland.

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Peregrine Ó Duibhgeannáin

Peregrine Ó Duibhgeannáin (fl. 1627–1636), also styled Peregrine O'Duignan, was an Irish historian and chronicler.

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Royal Irish Academy

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) (Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann), based in Dublin, is an all-Ireland independent academic body that promotes study and excellence in the sciences, and humanities and social sciences.

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Ruaidhrí Ó Flaithbheartaigh

Roderic O'Flaherty (Ruaidhrí Ó Flaithbheartaigh; 1629–1718 or 1716) was an Irish historian.

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Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair

Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair (Modern Irish: Ruaidhrí Ó Conchobhair, or, Ruairí Ó Conchúir; commonly anglicised as Rory O'Connor or Roderic O'Connor) (c. 1116 – 2 December 1198) was King of Connacht from 1156 to 1186, and High King of Ireland from 1166 to 1193.

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Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson LL.D. (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr.

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Scotland (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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Stowe House

Stowe House is a grade I listed country house in Stowe, Buckinghamshire, England.

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Sylvester O'Halloran

Sylvester O'Halloran (31 December 1728 – 11 August 1807) was an Irish surgeon with an abiding interest in Gaelic poetry and history.

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Tadhg O Cianáin

Tadhg Óg Ó Cianáin (IPA://)Outside of Ulster, Og (son) is pronounced /o:g/ (died c. 1614) was an Irish writer.

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Uilliam Ó Duinnín

Uilliam Ó Duinnín (fl. 1670–1682) was an Irish scribe.

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