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John O'Donovan (scholar)

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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. [1]

43 relations: Annals of the Four Masters, Bar association, Castle Donovan, County Clare, County Kilkenny, De Barry family, Dictionary of the Irish Language, Donal II O'Donovan, Dubhaltach Mac Fhirbhisigh, Dublin, Edmund O'Donovan, Edward O'Reilly (scholar), Eugene O'Curry, Fragmentary Annals of Ireland, George Petrie (artist), Glasnevin Cemetery, Irish language, Irish nobility, Jacob Grimm, James Hardiman, James Ussher, Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa, Kilkenny, Lughaidh Ó Cléirigh, MacCarthy Reagh, Mícheál Ó Cléirigh, National Archives of Ireland, O'Donovan family, Ordnance Survey Ireland, Peregrine Ó Duibhgeannáin, Prussian Academy of Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Royal Irish Academy, St Columba's College, Dublin, Sudan, The Liberties, Dublin, Thomas Larcom, Topography, Townland, University College Dublin, War correspondent, Waterford, William Reeves (bishop).

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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Bar association

A bar association is a professional association of lawyers.

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Castle Donovan

Castle Donovan (Caisleán Uí Dhonnabháin) or Castledonovan or O'Donovan's Castle refer to the remains of an Irish tower house or túrtheach, in a valley near Drimoleague, of medium size which was the so-called "seat" of the Clann Cathail sept of the O'Donovans for a period during the 16th century.

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County Clare

County Clare (Contae an Chláir) is a county in Ireland, in the Mid-West Region and the province of Munster, bordered on the West by the Atlantic Ocean.

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County Kilkenny

County Kilkenny (Contae Chill Chainnigh) is a county in Ireland.

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De Barry family

The de Barry family is a noble family of Cambro-Norman origins which held extensive land holdings in Wales and Ireland.

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Dictionary of the Irish Language

Dictionary of the Irish Language: Based Mainly on Old and Middle Irish Materials (also called "the DIL"), published by the Royal Irish Academy, is the definitive dictionary of the origins of the Irish language, specifically the Old Irish and Middle Irish stages; the modern language is not included.

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Donal II O'Donovan

Donal II O'Donovan (Domhnall Ó Donnabháin), The O'Donovan of Clann Cathail, Lord of Clancahill (died 1639), was the son of Ellen O'Leary, daughter of O'Leary of Carrignacurra, and Donal of the Skins, The O'Donovan of Clann Cathail.

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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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Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.

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Edmund O'Donovan

Edmund O'Donovan (13 September 1844 – 5 November 1883), Irish war correspondent, was born in Dublin.

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Edward O'Reilly (scholar)

Edward O'Reilly (6 December 1765 – 26 August 1830) was an Irish scholar in the first half of the 19th century.

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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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Fragmentary Annals of Ireland

The Fragmentary Annals of Ireland or Three Fragments are a Middle Irish combination of chronicles from various Irish annals and narrative history.

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George Petrie (artist)

George Petrie (1 January 1790 – 17 January 1866), was an Irish painter, musician, antiquary and archaeologist of the Victorian era.

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Glasnevin Cemetery

Glasnevin Cemetery (Reilig Ghlas Naíon) is a large cemetery in Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland which opened in 1832.

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Irish language

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

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Irish nobility

The Irish nobility consists of persons who fall into one or more of the following categories of nobility.

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Jacob Grimm

Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm (4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863) also known as Ludwig Karl, was a German philologist, jurist, and mythologist.

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James Hardiman

James Hardiman (1782–1855), also known as Séamus Ó hArgadáin, was a librarian at Queen's College, Galway.

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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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Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa

Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa (Diarmaid Ó Donnabháin Rosa; baptised 4 September 1831 – 29 June 1915)Con O'Callaghan,, Reenascreena Community Online (dead link archived at archive.org, 29 September 2014) was an Irish Fenian leader and prominent member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood.

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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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MacCarthy Reagh

The MacCarthy Reagh (Mac Cárthaigh Riabhach) dynasty are a branch of the great MacCarthy dynasty, Kings of Desmond, deriving from the ancient Eóganachta, of the central Eóganacht Chaisil sept.

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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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National Archives of Ireland

The National Archives of Ireland (Cartlann Náisiúnta na hÉireann) is the official repository for the state records of Ireland.

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O'Donovan family

O'Donovan (Ó Donnabháin) or Donovan is an Irish surname, also written Dhonnabháin in certain grammatical contexts, as well as Donndubháin, being originally composed of the elements donn, meaning dark brown or noble, dubh, meaning dark or black, and the augmentative suffix án.

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Ordnance Survey Ireland

Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI; Suirbhéireacht Ordanáis Éireann) is the national mapping agency 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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Prussian Academy of Sciences

The Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences (Königlich-Preußische Akademie der Wissenschaften) was an academy established in Berlin, Germany on 11 July 1700, four years after the Akademie der Künste, or "Arts Academy," to which "Berlin Academy" may also refer.

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Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast (informally Queen's or QUB) is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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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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St Columba's College, Dublin

St Columba's College is a co-educational independent day and boarding school founded in 1843 located in Whitechurch, County Dublin, Ireland.

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The Sudan or Sudan (السودان as-Sūdān) also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence and officially the Republic of the Sudan (جمهورية السودان Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa.

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The Liberties, Dublin

The Liberties (Irish: Na Saoirsí or occasionally Na Libirtí) is an area in central Dublin, Ireland, located in the southwest of the inner city.

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Thomas Larcom

Major-General Sir Thomas Aiskew Larcom, 1st Baronet PC FRS (24 December 1801 – 15 June 1879) was a leading official in the early Irish Ordnance Survey that started in 1824.

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Topography is the study of the shape and features of the surface of the Earth and other observable astronomical objects including planets, moons, and asteroids.

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A townland (baile fearainn; Ulster-Scots: toonlann) is a small geographical division of land used in Ireland.

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University College Dublin

University College, Dublin (commonly referred to as UCD; An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath) is a research university in Dublin, Ireland.

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War correspondent

A war correspondent is a journalist who covers stories firsthand from a war zone.

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Waterford (from Old Norse Veðrafjǫrðr, meaning "ram (wether) fjord") is a city in Ireland.

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William Reeves (bishop)

William Reeves (16 March 1815 – 12 January 1892) was an Irish antiquarian and the Church of Ireland Bishop of Down, Connor and Dromore from 1886 until his death.

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