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Glossary Aileach Seat of power for the Kingdom of Aileach, ruled mostly by the Clan Owen and MacLochlainns. Also known as the north-central kingdom of Ulster. The Grianan of Aileach is a prehistoric stone fort at the base of the Inishowen peninsula.

Ard Ri high king

Cinel Eoghainn "The race of Owen".

Clan Conall Descendants of Conall, some are now known as the O'Donnells and O'Dohertys.

Clan Connor Descendants of Connor, some are now known as the O'Cahans and O'Connors.

Clan Owen Descendants of Owen, some are now known as O'Neills and McLaughlins.

Inishowen "The island of Owen". The large peninsula that forms the northern part of County Donegal. Named after Eoghan, son of Niall of the Nine Hostages.

Ri king

Tara Seat of power of the High Kings of Ireland.

Tir-Conaill "The land of Conall". The west of northern Ireland, now called County Donegal.

Tir-Owen "The land of Owen". The center of northern Ireland, now called County Tyrone.

Tulach-Og "Tullyhog". Seat of power for the Kingdom of Tir-Owen, ruled mostly by the Clan Owen and O'Neills.

Ui-Eoghain Descendants of Owen.

Ui-Neil Descendants of Niall of the Nine Hostages.

Ulaid The ancient name for the northern province of Ulster. Later, the eastern-most kingdom in Ulster (other kingdoms being Aileach, Tir-Owen, and Tir-Conall).

Ulster One of the provinces of Ireland, and the northernmost of Ireland's four traditional provinces (the others being Leinster, Munster, and Connaught).


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