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An Scéal 'Cath Almaine' mar Fhuinneog ar Éirinn Luath-Chríostaí / The Saga of 'The Battle of Allen' as a Window on Early Christian Ireland

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An Scéal 'Cath Almaine' mar Fhuinneog ar Éirinn Luath-Chríostaí / The Saga of 'The Battle of Allen' as a Window on Early Christian Ireland

A chairde go léir! / Hi everybody! Roinnigí é seo le bhur dtoil.  /  Please share this. Tá m'alt faoin scéal seo ar fáil saor in aisce anois ag:  /  My article about the saga known as "The Battle of Allen" is now available for free at: Cath Almaine Le gach dea-ghuí / Best, Gearóid / Jerry    

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Leabhair Mhóra na nGenealach / Great Books of Gaelic Genealogies

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Leabhair Mhóra na nGenealach / Great Books of Gaelic Genealogies

Traidisiún Gaelach an Leabhair Mhóir / The Gaelic Tradition of the Great Book In the 21st century, Nollaig Ó Múraíle gave the name "The Great Book of Genealogies" to Dubhaltach Mac Fhir Bhisigh's 17th century Leabhar na nGenealach / Book of Genealogies because it's so big compared to the others which survive, like Ó Cléirigh's Leabhar na nGenealach / Book of Genealogies.  But that's just the point - survival.  Even though Dubhaltach's book is so much bigger than Ó Cléirigh's, Dubhaltach didn't call his work great or big.  Like Ó Cléirigh, he was used to big books and 'great' books...

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Na Cianachta / The Descendants of (the god) Cian

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Na Cianachta / The Descendants of (the god) Cian

A chairde go léir / Hi everybody, There was some discussion recently in the excellent Yahoo group dedicated to genetic genealogy called the R1b-M222-Project.  The discussion was about the Cianachta, the Fir Arda Cianacht (i.e., the Cianacht Breagha), and the Fir Maighe Ítha.  A number of you descend from these tuatha (peoples, often called 'tribes' in English).  Here are some notes I contributed. 1.  Cianachta ('Descendants of Cian') Also called the Ciannachta (with 2 n's) and the Dál gCéin ('Share of Cian'), the Lebor Gabála Érenn makes the Cianachta descend from Éber Finn (LGV, p. 45).  The Cianachta held territory in various...

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Fáilte romhaibh, a chairde go léir! / Welcome, everybody!

Fáilte romhaibh, a chairde go léir!  /  Welcome, everybody!

Tá fáilte romhaibh go léir anseo ag  /  You're all welcome here at www.irish-tribes.com Is é mo shuíomh idirlín nua é seo.  /  This is my new website. Bíodh spraoi againn!  /  Let's have fun!   Le gach dea-ghuí / Best,Gearóid / Jerry

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