69 relations: Annals of Connacht, Annals of Inisfallen, Annals of Loch Cé, Annals of the Four Masters, Annals of Tigernach, Annals of Ulster, Ó Duibhgeannáin, Ballinamore, Ballysadare, Bélchú, Beara-Breifne Way, Book of Ballymote, Brian Óg na Samhthach Ó Ruairc, Brian O'Rourke, Cairbre Drom Cliabh, Cairpre Gabra, Cú Choigcríche Ó Cléirigh, Christianity, Christianization, Chronicon Scotorum, Coirpre mac Néill, Confederation, Connacht, County, County Cavan, County Fermanagh, County Galway, County Leitrim, County Longford, County Meath, County Sligo, Dindsenchas, Dromahair, Drumcliff, Dunmore, County Galway, East Breifne, Elizabeth I of England, Fenagh, County Leitrim, Gailenga, Genealogical Office, Granard (barony), Ireland, Irish language, Irish nobility, Irish royal families, Kells, County Meath, Kingdom of Breifne, Leabhar na nGenealach, Leinster, List of Irish kings, ..., Lough Erne, MacCarthy, Maelsechlainn mac Tadhg Mor, Masraige, Niall of the Nine Hostages, O'Reilly, O'Rourke, Owenmore River (County Sligo), Prehistoric Irish battles, Rí, Roman Catholic Diocese of Kilmore, Saint Felim, Túath, Tigernán Ua Ruairc, Uí Briúin, Uí Dúnlainge, Uí Fergusa, Ulster, West Breifne. Expand index (19 more) » « Shrink index
The Annals of Connacht, covering the years 1224 to 1544, are drawn from a manuscript compiled in the 15th and 16th centuries by at least three scribes, all believed to be members of the Clan Ó Duibhgeannáin.
The Annals of Inisfallen are a chronicle of the medieval history of Ireland.
The Annals of Loch Cé (also Annals of Lough Cé) cover events, mainly in Connacht and its neighbouring regions, from 1014 to 1590.
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.
The Annals of Tigernach (abbr. AT) is a chronicle probably originating in Clonmacnoise, Ireland.
The Annals of Ulster (Annála Uladh) are annals of medieval Ireland.
The Ó Duibhgeannáin clan were a family of professional historians in medieval and early modern Ireland.
Ballinamore (historically Bellanamore, from) is a small town in County Leitrim, Ireland, from the border with Northern Ireland.
Ballysadare, locally Ballisodare, is a village in County Sligo, Ireland.
Bélchú (Old Irish "dog-mouth", also spelled Bealchu or Bealcu) of Breifne is a warrior of Connacht in the Ulster Cycle of Irish Mythology.
The Beara-Breifne Way is a long distance walking and cycling trail being developed from the Beara Peninsula in County Cork, Ireland, to Blacklion in the area of Breifne in County Cavan.
The Book of Ballymote (RIA MS 23 P 12, 275 foll.), was written in 1390 or 1391 in or near the town of Ballymote, now in County Sligo, but then in the tuath of Corann.
Brian Óg na Samhthach Ó Ruairc (anglicised Brian Oge O'Rourke), c. 1568 - 28 January 1604, was the penultimate king of West Breifne, from 1591 until his overthrow in April 1603, at the end of the Nine Years' War.
Sir Brian O'Rourke (Brian na Múrtha Ó Ruairc) (c. 1540 – 1591) was firstly king, then lord, of West Breifne in Ireland from 1566 until his execution in 1591.
Cairbre Drom Cliabh (meaning "Carbery of Drumcliff"), was an Irish túath in modern County Sligo, north-western Ireland.
Between the 5th and 12th centuries, an Irish sept claiming descent from Coirpre mac Néill ruled a barony of north Tethbae, called Cairpre Gabra.
Cú Choigcríche Ó Cléirigh (fl. 1624–1664) was an Irish historian and genealogist, known in English as Peregrine O'Clery.
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
Christianization (or Christianisation) is the conversion of individuals to Christianity or the conversion of entire groups at once.
Chronicon Scotorum, also known as Chronicum Scotorum, is a medieval Irish chronicle.
Coirpre mac Néill (fl. c. 485–493), also Cairbre or Cairpre, was said to be a son of Niall of the Nine Hostages.
A confederation (also known as a confederacy or league) is a union of sovereign states, united for purposes of common action often in relation to other states.
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'.
A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.
County Cavan (Contae an Chabháin) is a county in Ireland.
County Fermanagh is one of the thirty-two counties of Ireland and one of the six counties of Northern Ireland.
County Galway (Contae na Gaillimhe) is a county in Ireland.
County Leitrim (Contae Liatroma) is a county in the Republic of Ireland.
County Longford (Contae an Longfoirt) is a county in Ireland.
County Meath (Contae na Mí or simply an Mhí) is a county in Ireland.
County Sligo (Contae Shligigh) is a county in Ireland.
Dindsenchas or Dindshenchas (modern spellings: Dinnseanchas or Dinnsheanchas or Dinnṡeanċas), meaning "lore of places" (the modern Irish word dinnseanchas means "topography"), is a class of onomastic text in early Irish literature, recounting the origins of place-names and traditions concerning events and characters associated with the places in question.
Dromahair meaning "Ridge of Two Demons" is a small village in County Leitrim, Ireland.
Drumcliff or Drumcliffe is a village in County Sligo, Ireland.
Dunmore is a village in County Galway, Ireland.
The Kingdom of East Breifne (Old Irish: Muintir-Maelmordha; Irish: Breifne Uí Raghallaigh) or Breifne O'Reilly was an historic kingdom of Ireland roughly corresponding to County Cavan that existed from 1256 to 1607.
Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603.
Fenagh is a Village in County Leitrim in the west of Ireland.
Gailenga was the name of two related peoples and kingdoms found in medieval Ireland in Brega and Connacht.
The Genealogical Office is an office of the Government of Ireland containing genealogical records.
Granard is a barony in County Longford, Republic of Ireland.
Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.
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.
The Irish nobility consists of persons who fall into one or more of the following categories of nobility.
The Irish Royal Families were dynasties who ruled large overkingdoms and smaller petty kingdoms on the island of Ireland over the last two millennia.
Kells is a town in County Meath, Ireland.
The Kingdom of Breifne or Bréifne (anglicized Breffni, Breffny, Brefnie, Brenny) was a confederation of túaithe in medieval Ireland headed by a ruirí drawn from the Uí Briúin Bréifne.
Leabhar na nGenealach ("Book of Genealogies") is a massive genealogical collection written mainly in the years 1649 to 1650, at the college-house of St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, Galway, by Dubhaltach MacFhirbhisigh.
Leinster (— Laighin / Cúige Laighean — /) is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the east of Ireland.
This page serves as an index of lists of kings of the Gaelic kingdoms of Ireland of the Early Medieval period.
Lough Erne is the name of two connected lakes in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
MacCarthy (Irish: Mac Cárthaigh), also spelled Macarthy, McCarthy or McCarty, is a Gaelic Irish clan originating from Munster, an area they ruled during the Middle Ages.
Maelsechlainn mac Tadhg Mor The Annals of the Four Masters record Maelsechlainn with this terse entry: "Maelseachlainn, son of Tadhg, son of Maelruanaidh, lord of Magh-Luirg, was slain by the men of Breifne and Tighearnan Ua Ruairc.".
The Masraige were a Fir Bolg tribe inhabiting Magh Slécht in County Cavan, Ireland.
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 dynasties that dominated the northern half of Ireland from the 6th to the 10th century.
O'Reilly (Ó Raghallaigh) is a group of families, ultimately all of Irish Gaelic origin, who were historically the kings of East Bréifne in what is today County Cavan.
O'Rourke (Ó Ruairc) is an Irish Gaelic clan based most prominently in what is today County Leitrim.
The Owenmore River (An Abhainn Mhór) is a river in County Sligo, Ireland.
This is a list of battles recorded in the Annals of the Four Masters, written in the 17th century, as taking place in prehistoric Ireland.
Rí, or commonly ríg (genitive), is an ancient Gaelic word meaning "king".
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kilmore (Deoise na Cille Móire; Dioecesis Kilmorensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese which is mainly in the Republic of Ireland although a few parishes are in Northern Ireland.
Saint Felim (also called Feilim, Feidlimid, Feidhlimidh, Felimy, Feidhilmethie, Feidlimthe, Fedlimid, Fedlimidh, Phelim, Phelime), an Irish Christian hermit and priest, was born, probably in Kiennacta Breagh, County Meath in the mid sixth century.
A túath (plural túatha) was a medieval Irish polity smaller than a kingdom.
Tighearnán Mór Ua Ruairc (older spelling: Tigernán Mór Ua Ruairc), anglicised as Tiernán O'Rourke (fl. 1124–1172) ruled the Kingdom of Bréifne as the 19th king in its Ua Ruairc (later O'Rourke) dynasty (964–1605 CE).
The Uí Briúin were an Irish dynasty of Connacht.
The Uí Dúnlainge, from the Old Irish "grandsons of Dúnlaing", were an Irish dynasty of Leinster kings who traced their descent from Dúnlaing mac Énda Niada.
Uí Fergusa was a minor kingdom in early medieval Ireland, located near modern-day Dublin.
Ulster (Ulaidh or Cúige Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr or Ulster) is a province in the north of the island of Ireland.
The Kingdom of West Breifne (Irish Breifne Ua Ruairc) or Breifne O'Rourke was an historic kingdom of Ireland that existed from 1256 to 1605, located in the area that is now County Leitrim.