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Muintir Eaghra - the Heberian Cianacht O Haras who had their territory in their kingdom in Leyney in Co. Sligo in the north - west of the Connacht Province, culminating in O Hara Buidhe / Boy and the O Hara Riabach / Reagh of which a branch later migrated to the Glens of Antrim in the north - east of the Ulster Province.

Earnan / Ernans. A Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Muscraige Sept / Family branch - who had their territory at  Loch Erne in Co. Kerry in the south - west of the Munster Province who were from the Clan na Deagha / Degadians directly descended from 70.Cairbre Baschaoin, one of the 3 Cairbres who were the 3 sons of *69.Conaire 11 the 111th King of Tara / Ireland and 84.Sabia one of the daughters of *83.Conn - of the Hundred Battles the 110th King of Tara / Ireland the direct male line ancestor of the Dal Cuinn Septs. Ancestors: *60.Coffey / Cobhthach the 69th King of Tara / Erinn - *37.Eremon. (Heremonians.)

Ebdani. A Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in the south - east in Co. Cavan in Southern Ulster.

Eblanii / Blanii. A Celtic Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in Co. Dublin and Co. Meath with their fortress at Eblana / Dublin and were also in the east of Co. Kildare in Central Southern Leinster.

Ui Echach (Orior) A Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn Colla Da Crioch Airthir Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in their kingdom of Orghialla / Oriel in Southern Ulster Province. In 740 AD the Airthir Sept split into 3 further Septs, the Ui Bressail Sept and the Ui Echach Sept with the Ui Niallain Sept becoming the stewards of Armagh in the south - east Ulster, Ancestors: 88.Murray / Muireadach Colla Da Crioch, 87.Eochy / Echu Doimhlen - *86.Cairbre Liffeachair the 116th King of Tara / Ireland, *37.Eremon. (Heremonians.)

Ui Echach Arda. A Gaelic Milesian Irian Dal nAraide Sept / Family branch, who had their territory below their kinsmen the Dal nAraidi Sept who were in the north - east of the Ulster Province and along the east coast to the east of the Dal Fiatach Sept whose territory also was below Bangor in Co. Down. Ancestors: 91.Eochy / Echu, 90.Crond Ba Drui, 37.Ir. (Irians.)

Ui Echach Cobo Ulaid. A Gaelic Milesian Irian Dal nAraidi Sept / Family branch, descended from 91.Eochy / Echu, one of the 3 sons of 90.Crond Ba Drui, a son of 89.Eochy the actual direct male line ancestor of the Ui Echach Cobo Sept in the kingdom of Ulaid in the north - west of the Ulster Province, descended from 83.Fircach Aruidhe the actual direct male line ancestor of the Dal nAruidhe / nAraidi Septs descended from *62.Rory Mor the 86th King of Tara / Ireland descended from 37.Ir.(Irians.) They had their territory at Iveagh in Co Down in the south - east of Ulster to the south - west of the Heremonian Dal Fiatach Septs with the Monaig Sept below and the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn Colla Da Crioch Airthir Sept to the west and the kingdom of Craeb Tulcha to the north. In 1407 AD Mac Gilla Mhuire (Descended from a son of a devotee of Mary) was their King, In 1418 AD Art mac Guinness / Mag Oenghusa was their King, In 1434 AD Rosa Mac Guinness was their King. They were to produce 14 Kings of Ulaid.

Ui Echach Muman. A Heberian Eoghanacht Sept / Family branch of Des Mhumhain / Desmond / Southern Munster descended directly from 91.Eochy / Echu, a son of 90.Mac Cass the direct male line ancestor also of the Raithlind Sept, who was one of the 7 sons of 89.Conall Corc the Eoghanacht Chaisil 1st King of Cashel / Munster who is the direct male line ancestor of all the Chaisil Septs. They had their territory at the Iveragh Peninsula about Dunmanus Bay in the south - west of Co. Cork in Southern Munster. The Mac Carthys were the Kings there in 1366 AD although they were not of this particular male line but from his brother 90.Nad Froich's Chaisil male line. Desmond / Southern Munster was the territory of the Eoghanacht Raithlind Sept in the Lee Valley under the ruling Sept of the Ui Echach Muman who were also divided into the Ui Loegaire Sept to the west, and the Cenel nAeda Sept in the Barony of Kinalea between Cork and Kinsale. Ancestors: 91.Eochy / Echu, 90.Mac Cass, 89.Conall Corc the 1st King of Cashel / Munster, 88.Lewy / Luigthech, 87.Ailill Fland Bec, 86.Fiachu Mullethan the 1st King of Southern Munster and 3rd King of Munster, 85.Eoghan Mor direct male line ancestor of the Eoghanachta, 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st King of Munster, *37.Eber Fionn (Heberians.)

Ui Echdach (Ui Echach Orior ) A Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn Colla Da Crioch Airthir Clann Sinaig Sept / Family branch, which see, who mainly held the Abbacy of Armagh, who had their territory in the north of Co. Armagh in the south - east of the Ulster Province and nearby in Co. Down. Ancestors: *37.Eremon.

Ui hEdin. A Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn Ui Fiachrach Sept / Family branch, who were descended from Eogan in 1253 AD. Ancestors: 90.Fiachra the second Dal Cuinn King of Connacht, *89.Eochy Mugmedon the 124th King of Tara / Ireland, *37.Eremon.

Eile. A Heberian Cianachta aristocratic warrior Sept / Family branch, who were originally an Iron Age tribal group who formed the base from which the aristocratic warrior Heberian Cianachta O Carrolls / Ui Cerbaill Sept emerged in the north - west of the Southern Leinster adjoining Co. Tipperary at Bri Eile / Croghan Hill in the north of Co. Offaly and Moin Eile, which is the Red Bog of Ely, in their original territory between Loch Derg on the River Shannon and the Slieve Bloom Mountains consisting of Lower Ormond / North Eastern Munster and the Ikerrin in the north of Co. Tipperary in the east of the Munster Province together with Clanrisk and Ballybritt in the south of Co. Offaly. Ancestors: 99.Eile Righ Dearg,  98.Tomchadh, 97.Ultan, 96.Lonan, 95.Binne, 94.Feagh, 93.Tal, 92.Meachar, 91.Ard, 90.Drui, 89.Erc, 88.Fionnchadh Uallach, 87.Conla, 86.Teague mac Cian, 85.Cian, 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st King of Munster, *37.Eber Fionn. (Heberians.)

Ui Eilidhe. A Sept / Family branch, of the O Healys who had their territory in the south - east of Co. Sligo in the north - west of the Connacht Province.

Eilni. A territory in the east of the Ulster Province to the west of the Heremonian Muscraige Dal Riada Sept and the Gaelic Milesian Irian Dal nAraidi Sept with the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn "northern" Ui Niaill Cenel nEogain Cenel mBinnig Sept to the north - west and the Colla Da Crioch Ui Thuirtri Sept to the south - west

Sil nEladaig. A Heremonian Ui Laoghaire Cu Corb Ui Cheinnselaig Sept / Family branch - directly descended from 101.Elothach the 24th Ui Cheinnselaig King, who was a son of 100.Faelchu, one of the 2 sons of 99.Faelan, a son of 98.Silan, one of the 2 sons of 97.Eogan Caech the 7th Ui Cheinnselaig King, who was one of the 2 sons of 96.Nathi the 4th Ui Cheinnselaig King, the son of 95.Criffan / Crimthann the 3rd King of Leinster with their territory inland to the east and below their kinsmen the Cu Corb Ui Cheinnselaig Ui Felmedha Sept on the River Slaney adjacent to their other kinsmen the Ui Bairrche Tire Sept to the east of the River Slaney. Ancestors: 94.Enna Cennsalach / Kinsella the 2nd King of Leinster, 93.Labraid Laidech, 92.Bressal Belach the 1st King of Leinster, 90.Caher / Cathair Mor the 109th King of Tara /  Ireland,  86.Cu Corb, *37.Eremon.

Ui Endae. A Heberian Eoghanacht Aine Sept / Family branch descended directly from 93.Enda, a son of 92.Criffan / Crimthann, a son of 91.Ailill the direct male line ancestor of the Aine Sept, who was one of the 2 sons of 90.Nad Froich the Chaisil 2nd King of Cashel / Munster, one of the 7 sons of 89.Conall Corc the Chaisil 1st King of Cashel / Munster who is the direct male line ancestor of all the Chaisil Septs. Ancestors: 85.Eoghan Mor, 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st King of Munster, *37.Eber Fionn (Heberians.)

Ui Enechglais. A Heremonian Ui Laoghaire Cu Corb Sept / Family branch, descended directly from 91.Bressal Enechglas, one of the 9 sons of *90.Caher / Cathair Mor the 109th King of Tara / Ireland who left aristocratic warrior issue, descended from 86.Cu Corb the direct male line ancestor of all the Cu Corb Septs in Southern Leinster, who had their territory on the east - coastal region near Arklow below the Heremonian Ui Laoghaire Cu Corb Ui Garrchon Sept and above the Heremonian Ui Laoghaire Cu Corb Ui Dego Sept who were inland north - west of Ard Ladrann.

Cenel nEndae / Enda. A Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn "northern" Ui Niaill Sept descending from 91.Enda, one of the 8 sons of *90.Niall - of the Nine Hostages the 126th King of Tara / Ireland, who had their territory in the north - west of Ulster Province above Dungloe and near Raphoe in Co. Donegal in between the territory of his 2 brothers, 91.Conall Gulban (Cenel Conaill Sept) in the west and the expanding Cenel nEogain Sept (91.Eogan) in the north.

Ui Eochada. A Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn Colla Da Crioch Siol Fiachra Cassan Sept / Family branch, which see, who had their territory in Co. Armagh in the south - east of the Ulster Province. Ancestors: 87.Eochy / Echu Doimhlen, *83.Cairbre Liffeachair the 116th King of Tara / Ireland.

Cenel nEogain. A Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn "northern" Ui Niaill Sept / Family branch, directly descended from 91.Eogan the 1st King of Ailech in the Ulster Province, who was one of the 8 sons of *90.Niall - of the Nine Hostages the 126th King of Tara / Ireland in the late 4th Century AD the direct male line ancestor of the "southern and northern" Ui Niaill Septs. With 2 of his brothers, 91.Conall Gulban, and 91.Enda they gained territory in the north - west of Ireland in the north of Ulster and established the "northern" Ui Niaill kingdom of Ailech there based on the peninsula at Inishowen (The Island of 91.Eogain) between Loch Swilly and Loch Foyle. In 442 AD St. Patrick converted him and called him, "The lion Eogan mheic Niall." In 465 AD he died of grief over the then recent death of his brother, 91.Conall Gulban, and was buried at Eskaheen. Tir Eogain (The Land of 91.Eogain) later on became known as Co. Tyrone and Southern Co. Derry.  After his demise 91.Eoganís son, 89.Murray / Muireadach became the 2nd King of Ailech who was to die in 480 AD, who was the father of 90.Eochy / Eochaidh - the Tuneful who was the direct male line ancestor of St. Mael Rubha who lived between 642 AD - 722 AD who was to be the founder of the Applecross Abbey in Alba / Scottish Highlands whose territory there would later be held by the Earl of Ross. (The Cenel nEogain Sept were to produce 18 Kings of Ireland.) In the 8th Century AD their territory was to the south between Co. Derry and Omagh in Co. Tyrone, but by the end of the 8th Century AD they would expand their influence further to the south and to the east from Inishowen and Derry across the plain of Mid - Ulster and then slowly also bring their kinsmen the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn 3 Colla Septs in their individual kingdoms there in Orghialla / Airghialla / Oriel, also under their overall authority. The Gaelic Milesian Irian Ulaid Septs along the east coast and their other northern Ui Niaill kinsmen, the Cenel Conaill in the north - west of Ulster would continue to remain opposed to there increasing authority in Ulster. In the 9th Century AD they became more deeply involved in Co. Tyrone in Central Southern Ulster. One of their Septs the Cenel Fogartaig were the Chiefs of Kinilarty in Co Down in the south - east of Ulster. The Mac Cartans / Ui Meic Cairthinn were in Co. Derry. Clann Eogain - 1230 AD. In the 14th Century AD one of their Septs in Co. Tyrone migrated to the north - east to Co. Antrim to become the Clann Aodha Buidhe / Clannaboy (The People of Aed of the Yellow Hair.) They also produced most of the Kings of Scotland. Main Families; O Niaill / O Neill Mor, O Donnell, Mac Laughlin. Ancestors: 91.Eogan the 1st King of Aileach, *90.Niall of the Nine Hostages the 126th King of Tara / Ireland, *83 Conn of the Hundred Battles the 110th King of Tara / Ireland, *60.Coffey / Cobhthach the 69th King of Tara / Erinn, *37.Eremon.(Heremonians.)

Eoghanachta. Heberian Septs / Family branches, descended directly from 85.Eoghan / Owen Mor, the oldest son of 84.Ailill / Oilioll Oluimm the Gaelic Milesian 1st King of Munster / Mumu from the line of *37.Eber Fionn. Septs: Aine, Airthir Chliach, Chaisil, Coirpre, Echach Muman, Fidgeinti, Glendamnach, Liathain, Locha Lein, Maic, Maige, Raithlind. Main Families: O Callaghans, Mac Carthys, O Donoghues, O Keeffes, O Mahonys and O Sullivans. Had their territories in the south of the Munster Province initially in Co. Tipperary, Co. Limerick and Co. Kerry and later in Co. Cork. 85.Eoghan Mor was a brother to 85.Cormac Cas the direct male line ancestor of the Dal gCais Septs in Thomond  / Northern Munster based on Co. Clare, and to 85.Cian the direct male line ancestor of the Cianachta Septs. Their mother was 84.Sadbh the daughter of *83.Conn - of the Hundred Battles the Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh 110th King of Tara / Ireland. In 167 AD. 84.Ailill's father was 83.Mogha Nuadat the King of Mogha's Half / Leath Moga in 137AD, and his mother was Momera / Beara the daughter of Heber the Gaelic King of Castile in Spain.

Eoghanacht Aine. A Heberian Eoghanacht Sept / Family branch, who had their territory to the south - east of Limerick in the mid - north - west of Munster Province at Knockaine / Cnoc Aine in Co. Limerick west of Emly and south - west of the Eoghanacht Airthir Chliach Sept and to the east of the River Margue. Ancestors: 91.Ailill, 90.Nad Froich the 2nd King of Cashel / Munster, 89.Conall Corc the 1st King of Cashel / Munster, 85.Eoghan Mor, 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st King of Munster.

Eoghanacht Chaisil. A Heberian Eoghanacht Sept / Family branch, who had their territory at Cashel in Co. Tipperary in Aur Mhumhain / Ormond in the north - east of the Munster Province. Ancestors: 92.Felim / Feidlimid and 92.Bressal, 91.Angus / Oengus the 3rd King of Cashel / Munster, 90.Nad Froich the 2nd King of Cashel / Munster, 89.Conall Corc the 1st King of Cashel / Munster, 85.Eoghan Mor, 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st King of Munster.

Eoghanacht Airthir Chliach. A Heberian Eoghanacht Sept / Family branch, descended directly from 93.Criffan / Crimthann, one of the 2 sons of 92.Eochy / Eochaidh the Chaisil 4th King of Cashel / Munster. They had their territory below the Arada Chliach Sept to the south - east of Limerick and the In Deis Tuaiscirt / Dal gCais Sept in Northern Munster to the west of Ossory / Co. Kilkenny. Ancestors: 93.Criffan / Crimthann, 92.Eochy / Eochaidh the 4th King of Cashel / Munster, 91.Angus / Oengus the 3rd King of Cashel / Munster, 90.Nad Froich the 2nd King of Cashel / Munster, 89.Conall Corc the 1st King of Cashel / Munster, 85.Eoghan Mor, 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st King of Munster.

Eoghanacht Ui Endae. A Heberian Eoghanacht Sept / Family branch, descended directly from 93.Enda, a son of 92.Criffan / Crimthann, a son of 91.Ailill (Eoghanacht Aine). Ancestors: 90.Nad Froich the 2nd King of Cashel / Munster, 89.Conall Corc the 1st King of Cashel / Munster.

Eoghanacht Ui Fidgeinti. A Heberian Eoghanacht Sept / Family branch, who had their territory to the east of the Ciarraige Sept to the south - west of Limerick and the river Margue below Adare in north - western Munster Province. Ancestors: 90.Brion, 89.Fiachu Fidgennid, 88.Maine Munchain, 87.Ailill Fland Bec, 86.Fiachu Mullethan the 3rd King of Munster, 85.Eoghan Mor, 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st King of Munster.

Eoghanacht Glendamnach. A Heberian Eoghanacht Sept / Family branch, descended from 93.Criffan / Crimthann Srem Feimin the 5th King of Cashel / Munster who had their territory on the River Blackwater in Des Mhumhain / Desmond in the north of Co. Cork in Southern Munster north of the Fir Maige Fene Sept and below the Orbraige Sept. Ancestors: 92.Eochy / Eochaidh the 4th King of Cashel / Munster, 91.Angus / Oengus the 3rd King of Cashel / Munster, 90.Nad Froich the 2nd King of Cashel / Munster, 89.Conall Corc the 1st King of Cashel / Munster, 85.Eoghan Mor, 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st King of Munster.

Eoghanachta Locha Lein. A Heberian Eoghanacht Sept / Family branch, who had their territory in the south west in Iar Mumu or Iar Luachair, west of Mount Barrier / Sliab Luachra between Co. Cork, Co. Kerry and Co. Limerick at Killarney to the north of Loch Lein. Ancestors: 94.Criffan / Crimthann, 93.Coffey / Cobhthach, 92.Daui Iarlaithe the 3a King of Cashel / Munster, 91.Maithne / Maine, 90.Coirpre Luachra (Iar Muma) 89.Conall Corc the 1st King of Cashel / Munster, 85.Eoghan Mor, 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st King of Munster.

Eoghanacht Raithlind. A Heberian Eoghanacht Sept  / Family branch, who had their territory in Desmond / Des MhumhainSouthern Munster in the Lee Valley under the ruling Sept of the Ui Echach Muman who were also divided into the Ui Loegaire Sept to the west and the Cenel nAeda Sept in the Barony of Kinalea between Cork and Kinsale. Ancestors: 92.Criffan / Crimthann, 91.Eochy / Echu (Ui Echach Muman), 90.Mac Cass, 89.Conall Corc the 1st King of Cashel / Munster, 85.Eoghan Mor, 84.Ailill Oluimm the 1st King of Munster.

Eogh - Des. Heberian Eoghanacht Septs / Family branches who were descended initially from 85.Eoghan Mor the oldest son of 84.Ailill Oluimm, the 1st King of Munster.

Muintir Eoluis - A Gaelic Milesian Irian Sept / Family branch the Eolusaig, who had their territory in the Barony of Leitrim, Mohill and Carrigallen in Co. Leitrim. See Mac Rannell / Mag Ragnaill 1265 AD. 

Erainn / Euerni / Fir Bolg. Originally a Scythian Nemedian Sept / Family branch, descended from a grandson of Nemedh who was also descended from 12.Magog, who were also known as the Menapii, the Bolgi and the Belgae who became a Scythian Teutonic crossbreed in Greece who originally called Ireland, Eueriio, Eriu and Eire. They mainly became the basis for the aristocratic warrior Gaelic Ithian Corca Loigde Sept in Co. Cork in the south of Munster Province and as the aristocratic warrior Gaelic Milesian Heremonian Ui Laoghaire Ui Connla Osraige in the kingdom of Ossory in Co. Kilkenny in south - west of Southern Leinster. In the east of the Ulster Province they were the basis for the aristocratic warrior Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Ui Conaire Muscraige Dal Riada Septs and the Heremonian Dal Fiatach Septs. In the Connacht Province they were the basis for the aristocratic Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh Dal Cuinn Ui Maine Septs and the Gaelic Milesian Irian Conmaicne Septs. In the south those aristocratic warrior Gaelic Milesian Septs based on them were the Muscraige, the Corco Duibne and the Corco Baiscind. Originally the Gaelic Milesian Heremonian Ui Cobhthaigh aristocratic warrior ancestors of the 4 Muscraige Septs had migrated from the kingdom of Breg in Midhe / Meath / Northern Leinster to Southern Munster.

Erdinii / Erdin / Ernaigh / Ernains / Erenochs: - Celtic Septs / Family branches, who had their territory in Co. Cavan and part of Co. Fermanagh in the Ulster Province and nearby in Co. Leitrim in the north of the Connacht Province and from whom the Loch Erne and River Erne are named, which then acted as the border of their territory. May have also been nearby in Co. Donegal and Co. Tyrone also in Ulster.

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