6th century in Ireland

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500s[edit]

506
507
509
  • 3 September - Death of St. Mac Nisi, Bishop of Connor (according to some sources; see 507 above).[1][2]

510s[edit]

512
513
  • 2 November - Death of Bishop Erc of Slane (according to some sources; see 512 above).[1][2]
515
516
517–518
  • 6 July - Death of St. Moninne (Darercae) at the convent she established at Killeavy (year varies according to sources).

520s[edit]

520
521
522
523
  • St. Ninnidh made the island of Inishmacsaint (island of plain Sorrell) in Lough Erne his headquarters around 523.
523–526
527
527–528
  • 12 September or 30 December - Death of Bishop Ailbe of Emly (year varies according to sources; also given as 534 or 542).[1][2]

530s[edit]

530
531 (or 537)
534
  • 12 September or 30 December - Death of Bishop Ailbe of Emly (year varies according to sources; also given as 527, 528 or 542).[1][2]
535
536
537
  • A plague strikes Britain and Ireland.[1][2]

540s[edit]

540
542
  • 12 September or 30 December - Death of Bishop Ailbe of Emly (year varies according to sources; also given as 527, 528 or 534).[1][2]
545
546
549

550s[edit]

550
552
556
557

560s[edit]

563

570s[edit]

570
573
575
576
577

580s[edit]

584
  • The foundation of the University of Tuaim Drecain (Tomregan) by the Synod of Drumceat on Magh Slécht.
585
588

590s[edit]

590
  • Columbanus and twelve companions set sail for France.
593
595
597
598
599–600

600s[edit]

600

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X.; Byrne, F. J., ed. (1989). A New History of Ireland. 8: A Chronology of Irish History. A Companion to Irish History, part I. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-821744-2. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w List of Published Texts at CELTUniversity College Cork's Corpus of Electronic Texts project has the full list of Irish Annals.
  3. ^ a b Gratton-Flood, W. H. (1907), "The Twelve Apostles of Erin", The Catholic Encyclopedia (New York: Robert Appleton Company) I, retrieved 2008-02-09 
  4. ^ "Annals of Cloontuskert Parish". Retrieved 2013-02-01. 
  5. ^ Annals of Tigernach.
  6. ^ a b c d e Mac Annaidh, Séamas, ed. (2001). Illustrated Dictionary of Irish History. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. ISBN 0717135365. 
  7. ^ a b c d e McCarthy, Daniel P. (1998). The Chronology of the Irish Annals. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Section C, Archaeology, Celtic studies, history, linguistics, and literature, 98(6). Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. 
  8. ^ Duffy, Seán (2005). The Concise History of Ireland. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. ISBN 9780717138104. 
  9. ^ Jones, Terry. "Brendan of Birr". Patron Saints Index. Archived from the original on 19 January 2008. Retrieved 2007-12-30. 
  10. ^ Moody, T. W.; Martin, F. X., ed. (1967). The Course of Irish History. Cork: Mercier Press. p. 60. 
  11. ^ a b c Byrne, Francis J. Irish Kings and High-Kings. 
  12. ^ The Laud Synchronisms and Book of Leinster give him a reign of 18 years.
  13. ^ Lalor, Brian. Blue Guide, Ireland. p. 248. ISBN 0-7136-6130-5. 
  14. ^ [citation needed] His feast day is commemorated on 11 October in the Roman Catholic Church (Catholic Online) and on the 1 August or 14 August in the Eastern Orthodox Church.