Tír Oirill (Irish)
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Tirerill (Tír Oirill) is a barony in east Co. Sligo.It corresponds to the ancient túath of Tir Ollíol.
County Sligo is a county in Ireland. It is located in the Border Region and is part of the province of Connacht. Sligo is the administrative capital and largest town in the county. Sligo County Council is the local authority for the county. The population of the county was 65,535 at the 2016 census. It is noted for Benbulben Mountain, one of Ireland's most distinctive natural landmarks.
Sligo is a coastal seaport and the county town of County Sligo, Ireland, within the western province of Connacht. With a population of approximately 20,000 in 2016, it is the largest urban centre in the county, with Sligo Borough District constituting 61% (38,581) of the county's population of 63,000.
Donegal is a town in County Donegal, Ireland. The name was also historically spelt 'Dunnagall'. Although Donegal gave its name to the county, now Lifford is the county town. From the 15th until the early 17th century, Donegal was the 'capital' of Tyrconnell, a Gaelic kingdom controlled by the O'Donnell dynasty of the Northern Uí Néill.
Tyrconnell, also spelled Tirconnell, was a kingdom of Gaelic Ireland, associated geographically with present-day County Donegal, which has sometimes been called County Tyrconnell. At times it also included parts of County Fermanagh, County Sligo, County Leitrim, County Tyrone and County Londonderry at its greatest extent. The kingdom represented the core homeland of the Cenél Conaill people of the Northern Uí Néill and although they ruled, there were smaller groups of other Gaels in the area.
The London County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) or London GAA is one of the county boards outside Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in London. The county board is also responsible for the London county teams and schools.
The Battle of Creadran Cille was fought in 1257 between the Gaels of Tír Chonaill, led by Gofraidh Ó Domhnaill, and the Normans, led by Maurice FitzGerald. It took place at Ros Ceide in the territory of Cairbre Drom Cliabh, near Sligo town. The forces of Tír Chonaill were victorious and drove the Normans out of their territory.
Galway (Ceannt) railway station serves the city of Galway in County Galway. The station itself is located in the centre of the city in Eyre Square.
Summerhill College is a Roman Catholic voluntary secondary school for boys located in the town of Sligo in northwest Ireland.
The Bishop of Killala is an episcopal title which takes its name after the village of Killala in County Mayo, Ireland. In the Roman Catholic Church it remains a separate title, but in the Church of Ireland it has been united with other bishoprics.
The (Great) Book of Lecan is a medieval Irish manuscript written between 1397 and 1418 in Castle Forbes, Lecan, in the territory of Tír Fhíacrach, near modern Enniscrone, County Sligo. It is in the possession of the Royal Irish Academy.
Events from the year 1257 in Ireland.
Cuimre na nGenealach is an abridgment of Dubhaltach Mac Fhirbhisigh's Leabhar na nGenealach, written at his home in Lecan in Tír Fhíacrach Múaidhe, County Sligo in the spring and summer of 1666.
The Uí Fiachrach Muaidhe were a branch of the Uí Fiachrach dynasty of the Connachta in medieval Ireland. They were centred on the Moy River valley of modern-day County Mayo, Republic of Ireland. At its largest extent, their territory, Tír Fhíacrach Múaidhe included the territories of Irrus Domnann and Tír Amhlaidh now in County Mayo. This branch of the Ui Fiachrach was descended from Fiachnae, a brother of Ailill Molt, high king of Ireland. Later their chief sept was the Ó Dubhda (O'Dowd), princes at Carn Amalgaidh, near Killala, County Mayo.
Carbury is a barony in north County Sligo, Ireland. It corresponds to the ancient túath of Cairbre Drom Cliabh.
Tireragh is a barony in County Sligo. It corresponds to the former Gaelic túath of Tír Fhíacrach Múaidhe.
Leyney (Luíne) is a barony in central County Sligo, Ireland. It corresponds to the ancient túath of Luíghne.
Tireragh Moy is a territory in County Sligo in northwest Ireland. It is now represented by the barony of Tireragh.
Cairbre Drom Cliabh, was an Irish túath in the ancient confederation of Íochtar Connacht, now County Sligo in the west of Ireland. It is now represented by the barony of Carbury. Also known as Cairbre na Catha. It existed from at least the 6th century to the 16th century AD.
Tir Ollíol was a túath in northwest Ireland. It was part of the confederation of Iochtar Connacht until the late 16th century. Its name is preserved by the barony of Tirerril in southeast County Sligo. It is named after Olliol, one of the sons of Eochaid Mugmedon and half brother of Niall of the Nine Hostages, from whom descended the Uí Ailello, a branch of the early Irish dynasty known as the Connachta.
Sligo Castle was a Norman era castle built in 1245 in Sligo Town in Connacht in the west of Ireland. The castle is no longer extant but it was of great importance in the history of the West of Ireland It is mentioned in the annals numerous times.