Seanchus of Celtic Ireland - 20
1699 BC *37.Eremon the youngest of the 3 surviving sons of 36.Mil who was now the joint Gaelic Milesian 1st King of Tara / Erinn took all of the country north of the River Boyne and the River Shannon to Cape Clear / Eremon's Half, under his control, while his older brother,*37.Eber Fionn - of Fair Complexion who was also now the joint Gaelic Milesian 1st King of Tara / Erinn took the territory from there to the south of Ireland / Eber's Half, under his control, and together they reigned jointly over Ireland for one year.
1698 BC Due to the greed of 37.Eber's wife this year they came into conflict over who should have the best valleys / Glens in Ireland for their cattle, as Tara was in *37.Eremon's Half, and they came together to negotiate a solution, but they could not reach a suitable compromise and conflict began between them and *37.Eber Fionn was slain at Ardcath / Geshill in what is now known as the Battle of Geishill near Tullamore in Co. Laois in the north - west of Southern Leinster. *37,Eremon was to then reign as the overall Gaelic Milesian 2nd King of Tara / Erinn in Ireland for another 14 years in his own right. Amergin claimed the right to be involved in the government of Ireland also and a conflict then occurred between *37.Eremon and 37.Amergin who was also killed in battle. (These unfortunate results would lay down the pattern for future Celtic Gaelic rule in Ireland.) *37.Eremon then gave the jurisdiction over the territory in the north - east of the Ulster Province to 38.Heber Don and his 2 brothers who were the sons of his other brother, 37.Ir who had been drowned during their second landing, and he then personally moved on down to the south of Ireland into Eber's Half to spend the rest of his days. He also gave sovereignty over Eastern Leinster / Coigeadh Galian to Criomthann Sciath - Bheil who was one of his commanders, and West Connacht to Un mac Oigge another of his commanders, and part of Munster Province to 36.Lewy / Lughaidh the son of 35.Ithe in the territory there that he gave to 37.Eber Fionn's sons. *35.Eremon's horse Gabhar Liffe was give his name to the River Liffey.
During the future single reign of *37.Eremon the Scythian Cruithin. Cruithneaigh / Cruthnean / Pictish Celts also arrived into Ireland under the leadership of Cathluan, who were to assist the Celtic Gaels to drive out a Sept of Britons who were by this time living in the forests in the south of Ireland, where they were using poisonous spears against the population there. *37.Eremon then advised Cathluan to take his Cruithin Celts and go onto Alba / Scottish Highlands to gain their own personal territory there, and also sent along a band of his Gaelic aristocratic warriors with him to assist them, on condition that they would be subject to him and any future Gaelic Kings of Ireland. As they also had no women of their own, he also gave them the Gaelic and Tuatha de Danann widows of those warriors who had been killed previously in battle in Ireland, on condition, that in the future they would select their Scythian Cruithin Celtic Kings from their maternal line. (Cathluan would become the first of 69 of the Scythian Cruithin Kings who would eventually come to rule in Alba / Caledonia / Scottish Highlands.)
After *37.Eremon died in 1683 BC he was succeeded by 3 of his 4 sons, *38,Muimne who became the hEremonian 3rd King of Tara / Erinn, *38.Luigne who became the hEremonian 4th King of Tara / Erinn and *38.Laighean who became the hEremonian 5th King of Tara / Erinn and they were to rule until one of them was to die naturally, while the other 2 were to be killed in the Battle of Ard Lathran by *37.Eber Fionn's 4 sons in revenge for the previous death of their father.
The 4 sons of *37.Eber Fionn were to then jointly reign in Ireland,*38.Er, became the hEberian 6th King of Tara / Erinn, *38.Orbat the hEberian 7th King of Tara / Erinn, *38.Feron the hEberian 8th King of Tara / Erinn and *38.Fergna the hEberian 9th King of Tara / Erinn, but only for 6 months, as they too were also to be killed by *37.Eremon's youngest surviving son, *38.Iriail Faidh - the Prophet who then became the hEremonian 10th King of Tara / Erenn in 1680 BC who was to then rule for 10 years.
*37.Eremon's descendants the hEremonians, and *37.Eber Fionn's descendants the hEberians from then on spasmodically became the Celtic Gaelic Milesian Kings of Tara / Ireland. (For he who held Tara held Ireland) until 1543 BC when Eochy Edghothach was to become the Gaelic Ithian 14th King of Tara / Erinn until 1537 BC. After a period then of 5 years of no one from either Sept being in overall control in Ireland Cearmna Finn and his brother, Sobhrach / Sobairce were to become the Irian 15th and 16th King of Tara / Erinn respectively from 1533 BC - 1493 BC . This interchange of the Gaelic Kingship of Ireland was to then continue on in this manner during the period that lie ahead until the middle of the 1st Century AD
All of the Gaelic Celtic warriors were to be chosen from the aristocratic Gaelic Milesian Septs / Family branches to do the actual fighting, and this then continued to allow their overall aristocratic control in Ireland, but in the long term this was to also go against the survival of their particular original Gaelic genetic base in the overall population of Ireland.
By the beginning of the 1st Century AD the most important Gaelic Milesian Heremonian aristocratic Septs / Family branches, who were initially descended from *37.Eremon, were to be through his descendant *59.Ugaine the Great who was to become the 66th King of Tara / Erenn in 663 BC. Their male line would then be through 2 of his sons. *60.Leary / Laoghaire Lorc who would become the 68th King of Tara / Erinn in 593 BC who would produce the 2 main Ui Laoghaire Septs, the Heremonian Ui Laoghaire Ui Lughaidh Cu Corb and the Ui Laoghaire Ui Connla Septs in the Leinster Province. *60.Coffey / Cobthach Caol Breagh - the Slender of Brega his other son, who was to become the 69th King of Tara / Erenn in 591 BC would produce the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Septs who would have far greater dominance and have their eventual kingdoms in all of the Provinces.
9 AD the continuing overall rule of these Gaelic aristocratic Septs in Eire / Erinn / Ireland was to come to an abrupt end, when individual assorted subservient members of the various disaffected Celtic peoples in Ireland, including the Fir Bolg, (Who are all generically known as the Aitheach Tuaith / Daorchanna), were to revolt and remove the Gaels from their aristocratic warrior positions in Ireland. Once the Daorchanna had dispersed the Gaelic aristocratic warrior class along with their previous overall control, things were to really go off the rails, due to the uncompromising personality of the leader of the Daorchanna, Cairbre Cinn Cait, (Ears Like A Cat), who became the Fir Bolg 101.King of Tara / Ireland until 14 AD and there was to be then great turmoil among the Septs until 76 AD.
36 AD *79.Feradach / Fearadhach Fionn - Feachtnach - Truthful and Sincere, was the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh 102nd King of Ireland and had ruled for 22 years who was the son of *78.Criffan / Crimthann / Criomthann Niadh - Nar, the previous 100th King of Erinn,
Fiatach Fionn mac Daire who was the Heremonian King of Ulaid / Ulster became the 103rd King of Tara / Ireland who was descended from *66.Angus / Oengus Tuirbheach Teamhrach - the Ruler of Tara who had been the 81st King of Tara / Erinn in 384 AD, and he would become the direct male line aristocratic ancestor in the Ulster Province of the Dal Fiatach Septs.
39 AD *80.Fiacha Fionn Ola / Flacad Fionoud - of the White Cows became the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh 104th King of Tara / Ireland who was married to Eithne the daughter of the Celtic King of Alba / Scottish Highlands, He was a son of *79.Feradach / Fearadhach Fionn - Feachtnach the previous 102nd King of Tara / Ireland.
56 AD *80.Fiacha Fionn Ola was to be killed, along with many of the other Gaelic aristocratic warrior leaders, while they were attending a celebration / Feis given in their honour and the whole of Ireland was now to lapse into turmoil, which was to last for many years.
Eilomh mac Conrach became the Irian 105th King or Tara / Ireland
Eithne the wife of *80.Fiacha Fionn Ola was pregnant at the time of the revolt, and she was to flee to Alba / Scottish Highlands to the protection of her father, where she gave birth to a son, *81.Toole / Tuathal Teachtmhar who would then be reared there in the highlands. During the later half of the 1st Century AD he would return to Ireland and be the catalyst for the Gaelic Milesian Heremonian leadership to once again be back in place in Ireland, when he was to then be requested by the aristocratic Gaels in Ireland, as the rightful heir / Tanaiste, to return from Alba to carry out this objective. With their support he was to be completely successful in 110 battles in Ireland and was to become the new Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh 106th King of Tara / Ireland, (The Heremonian warrior aristocratic Septs were then put back into their Kingships). This was to include the Heremonian Ui Laoghaire Ui Connla over - Kingship also in Southern Leinster, that would take in the small kingdom of Ossory / Osraighe in the south - west of Southern Leinster, which was previously in more ancient times a Fir Bolg stronghold. *81.Toole Teachtmhar was to then secure his own Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Sept's territory from 5 portions of the 5 Provinces that then surrounded the ancient fortress of Uisneach in the centre of Ireland, which then became the Midlands Province / Midhe / Meath in the south of what is now Northern Leinster.
During the 2nd Century AD the more important Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Sept / Family branch that was to be descended from 60.Coffey / Cobhthach the direct male line ancestor of the Ui Cobhthaigh Septs, the previous 69th King of Tara / Erinn, who was to then be the direct male line ancestor also of *81.Toole Teachtmhar, whose son *82.Felim / Feidhlimidh Reachtmhar - the Lawgiver became the 108th King of Tara / Ireland and the direct male line ancestor then of the Ui Cobhthaigh Ui Felim Septs. One of his 3 sons, was to be *83.Conn Ceth Cathach - of the Hundred Battles who was not only to become the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Ui Felim 110th King of Tara / Ireland in the 2nd Century AD, but the progenitor of the most dominant future Heremonian male line genetically in Ireland, as the direct male line ancestor of the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Ui Felim Dal Cuinn (The People of *83.Conn).
The Dal Cuinn Septs would then spread out from within their Midlands Province / Midhe / Meath / Northern Leinster region wherein Tara is situated as, (He who held Tara held Ireland,) as the new Dal Cuinn surge under *83.Conn of the Hundred Battles was begun, who would not only become the King of Conn's Half / Leath Cuinn in the Midlands, but the 110th King of Tara / Ireland. This was to be after he was to also gain control over the territory below the Midlands / Northern Leinster, known now as Southern Leinster, and join it to their territory in Northern Leinster creating the whole of what is now the Leinster Province, and thereby reduce the previous 5 Provinces to 4, Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster. In the 2nd Century AD this southern territory was in Eber's Half / Southern Ireland where it was controlled initially by the Gaelic Milesian Heberian Septs emanating from *37.Eremon's other brother, *37.Eber Fionn. By the 2nd Century AD it was to be still under the control of his descendant 83.Mogha Nuadhat and known then as Mogha's Half / Leath Mogha. (Mogha's Half was then made up of what is now Southern Leinster and the Munster Province.) *83.Conn of the Hundred Battles was to slay 83.Mogha Nuadhat in battle and join the region in Southern Leinster to the Midlands / Midhe / Meath / Northern Leinster creating what is now the whole of the Leinster Province.
Initially *83.Conn's Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Ui Felim Dal Cuinn Septs had been basically restricted to their territory in the Midlands Province / Midhe / Meath region in what is now Northern Leinster, but as their particular Gaelic Milesian aristocratic warrior numbers grew they would expand their territory base into the adjacent territory in the west on the other side of the River Shannon, which was previously known as Sreng's Fifth. (Originally given over to Sreng the Fir Bolg Chieftain by the Tuatha de Danann after the 1st Battle of Moytura). Eventually all of this western territory would become known as Connacht (The Land of the People of *83.Conn) The Heremonian Dal Cuinn in the Connacht Province was to then evolve into another individual Dal Cuinn Sept the Dal Cuinn Ui Maine Sept who would be directly descended from *83.Conn's descendant 89.Maine Mor, who would be a brother to *89.Eochy Mugmedon the future 124th King of Tara / Ireland. *89.Eochy Mugmedon too would also become the direct male line ancestor himself of the actual 3 Connachta (The People of *83.Conn) Septs, who were to be known individually as the Dal Cuinn Ui Briuin Sept, the Dal Cuinn Ui Fiachrach Sept and the Dal Cuinn Ui Ailello Sept there in Connacht. Over the Centuries ahead the Gaelic Milesian aristocratic warrior Dal Cuinn Septs would continue to gain further territory there in Connacht by subjugating and absorbing the remaining Fir Bolg Septs there, and were even to absorb their other own individual Dal Cuinn kinsmen who had territory also there.
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