1224 in Ireland
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- Richard Mór de Burgh claims the title Lord of Connaught on the basis of a grant to his father, and that Aedh Ua Conchobair (successor to his father Cathal Crobhdearg Ua Conchobair, King of Connacht) has forfeited it.
- Dominican Order set up in Ireland. They are the first mendicant friars in Ireland. At about this date, Lucas de Netterville, Archbishop of Armagh, founds a Dominican friary in Drogheda.
- South Abbey, Youghal, the proto-friary of the Irish Province of the Observant Franciscans, is founded by Maurice FitzGerald, 2nd Lord of Offaly, dedicated to St. Nicholas.
- Annals of Connacht begin.
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- ^ Mac Annaidh, Séamas, ed. (2001). Illustrated Dictionary of Irish History. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. ISBN 0717135365.
- ^ a b c Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., ed. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 370.
- ^ Lewis, Samuel (1837). A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland. London: Lewis.
- ^ Annals of Loch Cé.