Áed in Gai Bernaig

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Áed Ua Conchobair or Áed in Gai Bernaig was King of Connacht, and reigned 1046–1067.

King Art of Connacht was killed by the Cinel-Conaill in 1046, "the second year after his having plundered Cluain-mic-Nois."

M1061.12 - The Muintir-Murchadha invaded Loch Oirbsean, and deposed Aedh Ua Conchobhair. The victory of Gleann-Phadraig was gained by Aedh Ua Conchobhair over the people of West Connacht, where many were slain, together with Ruaidhrí. Ó Flaithbheartaigh, lord of West Connacht, was beheaded, and his head was carried to Cruachain in Connacht, after the son of Aedh, son of Ruaidhri, had been defeated.

M1062.5 - Tadhg, son of Aedh Ua Conchobhair, was slain by the son of Aedh, son of Ruaidhrí, and the people of West Connacht.

Family tree I[edit]

    Cathal mac Conchobar mac Taidg, d. 1010.
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    |______________________________________________________________________________________________________
    |                   |                            |          |             |                       |
    |                   |                            |          |             |                       |
    Dub Chablaigh       Tadg in Eich Gil, d. 1030.   Brian,     Conchobor,    In Cléirech, fl. 1044.  Tadhg Díreach
   =Brian Boru         =?                           d. 1029      fl. 1029.    |                       |
    |                   |                                                     |_________              |
    |                   |                                                     |        |              An Gilla Lónach
    Domnall?            Áed in Gai Bernaig,                                   |        |
    |                     King of Connacht,                                   Tadg,    Conchobar,
    |                        died 1067.                                       d.1056.    d. 1069.
    Diarmait,
    d. 1051.

References[edit]

  • Leabhar na nGenealach, Dublin, 2004–2005
  • Annals of the Four Masters, ed. John O'Donovan, Dublin, 1856
  • Annals of Lough Ce, ed. W.M. Hennessey, London, 1871.
  • Irish Kings and High Kings, Francis John Byrne, 3rd revised edition, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2001. ISBN 978-1-85182-196-9
  • Ua Conchobair, Freya Verstraten, in Seán Duffy (ed.), Medieval Ireland: An Encyclopedia. Routledge. 2005. pp. 464–6Ua
  • Ua Conchobair, Aid in Gai Bernaig, Ailbhe Mac Shamhrain, in Dictionary of Irish Biography ... to the Year 2002: Volume 9, Staines - Z, 2010, pp. 567–569
Preceded by
Art Uallach Ua Ruairc
Kings of Connacht
1046–1067
Succeeded by
Áed Ua Ruairc