Cíarraige

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The Ciarraige were a population-group recorded in the early historic era in Ireland.

OriginsEdit

The word Ciarraige means the people of Ciar. Ciar was the illegitimate son of Fergus, the King of Ulster. After being banished from the Court of Cruachan, Ciar sought refuge in Munster. There he gained the territory for the first branch of Ciarraige, which he called Ciarraige Luachra.[1]

BranchesEdit

The Cíarraige were a people found scattered over much of Ireland. Known branches were:

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Brash, Richard R. (1868). "On the Seskinan Ogham Inscriptions, County of Waterford". The Journal of the Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland. Third Series. 1 (1): 118–130 – via JSTOR.
  2. ^ Kenney 1883, p. 53.
  3. ^ MacNeill 1932, p. 15.
  4. ^ Harbison, Peter (June 1994). "Early Irish Pilgrim Archaeology in the Dingle Peninsula". Archaeology of Pilgrimage. 26 (1): 90–103 – via JSTOR.

SourcesEdit

  • Macalister, R.A.S. (1945). Corpus inscriptionum insularum Celticarum. Dublin. p. 240.
  • O Muraile, Nollaig (1989). "The Carneys of Connacht". Sages, Saints and Storytellers:Celtic Studies in Honour of Professor James Carney. Maynooth.
  • Byrne, Francis John (2001). Irish Kings and High Kings, 3rd edition. Dublin. pp. 160, 236, 247.
  • O Muraile, Nollaig (2000). "Some Early Connacht Population-Groups". Seanchas: Studies in Early and Medieval Irish Archaeology, History and Literature in Honour of Francis John Byrne. Dublin: Four Courts Press. pp. 156–174. ISBN 1-85182-489-8.
  • Harbison, Peter (June 1994). "Early Irish Pilgrim Archaeology in the Dingle Peninsula". Archaeology of Pilgrimage. 26 (1): 90–103.
  • Brash, Richard R. (1868). "On the Seskinan Ogham Inscriptions, County of Waterford". The Journal of the Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland. Third Series. 1 (1): 118–130.
  • MacNeill, Eoin (1932). "The Vita Tripartita of St. Patrick". Ériu. Ériu, vol. 11: 1–41. JSTOR 30008085.
  • Kenney, James F. (1883). "The Legend of St. Brendan" (PDF). Proceedings and transactions of the Royal Society of Canada. Délibérations et mémoires de la Société royale du Canada. Royal Society of Canada.