The other large island in the British Isles. Situated as it is in a position of relative isolation, Ireland has gathered unto itself over the centuries a number of survivals in culture and history not found elsewhere. This gifted folk, by times genial and turbulent, have had a widespread impact on Europe and the world all out of proportion to their numbers.
Contains: Aileach, Arda, Armagh,
Cnogba, Cobo, Conaille Muirthemne,
Cork, Dal nAraidi,
Desmond (Kingdom), Dublin,
Breifne, Éile, Gallen,
(the High Kings, together with the Fir Bolg and Tuatha de Danaan), Kildare, Magh Luirg, Mayo,
Ossory, Ressad, Sliabh Lugha,
Tyrconnell, Ui Cheinnselaig, Ui Failghe (Offaly), Ui
AILEACH (Tyrone) In west-central Ulster.