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Encyclopedia > Dal Fiachrach Suighe

The Dal Fiachrach Suighe (translated as "the seed of Fiachra Suighe") claimed descend from Fiachra Suighe, the youngest of six sons of Fedlimid Rechtmar. His oldest brother was Conn Cétchathach. His great-great-great-great grandsons, the four sons of Art Corb, were expelled from Tarap; one group, led by Eochaid Allmhuir, settled in Dyfed, while the second group eventually in settled among The Déisi of south Munster. These events have being tied into Irish pirate raids all over the west coast of Roman Britain in the 4th and 5th centuries, and the foundation of the Irish kingdoms of Dyfed, Brecon and Cornwall on either side of the year 400. Fedlimid Rechtmar (Feidhlimidh Reachtmhar), son of Tuathal Teachtmhar, was a legendary High King of Ireland of the 2nd century. ... In Irish mythology, Conn Cetchatach or Conn of the Hundred Battles (c. ... Tara may mean: // Place names Tara, Ireland was the home of the High Kings of Ireland. ... Dyfed was one of the ancient kingdoms (or principalities) of Wales prior to the Norman Conquest. ... Munster (Irish: An Mhumhain, IPA: ) is the southernmost province of Ireland, comprising the counties of Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford. ... Dyfed was one of the ancient kingdoms (or principalities) of Wales prior to the Norman Conquest. ... Brecon is a historic market town in mid Wales, with a population of roughly 8,000 with around 6,000 in the surrounding area. ... Motto: Onen hag oll (Cornish: One and all) Geography Status Ceremonial and (smaller) Non-metropolitan county Region South West England Population - Total (2004 est. ... Events First invasion of Italy by Alaric (probable date). ...


  • 1 - "The Déisi and Dyfed", T. Ó Cathasigh, Eigse, vol. XX, 1984, p.1-33.
  • 2 - "The Vita Tripartia of St. Patrick", Eoin MacNeill, Eriu 11, 1932, p.1-41.
  • "Attacotti, Déisi and Magnus Maximus: the Case for Irish Federates in Late Roman Britain", Philip Rance, Britannia 32 (2001) 243-270;
  • "Date-Guessing and Dyfed", M. Miller,
  • "The Dual Nature of Irish Colonization of Dyfed in the Dark Ages", Bruce Coplestone-Crow, Studia Celtica, vols. 16/17, 1981/82, pages 1-24.
  • "The Irish Settlements in Wales", Myles Dillon, Celtica, Vol. XII, 1977, pages 1-11.



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