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The Ciarraige were a population-group recorded in the early historic era in Ireland.

The Ciarraige were a people found scattered over much of Ireland. Known branches were:


  • Corpus inscriptionum insularum Celticarum, R.A.S. Macalister, p. 240. Dublin, 1945
  • The Carneys of Connacht, Nollaig O Muraile, in Sages, Saints and Storytellers:Celtic Studies in Honour of Professor James Carney, Maynooth, 1989
  • Irish Kings and High Kings, p. 160, 236, 247, Francis John Byrne,3rd edition, Dublin, 2001
  • Some Early Connacht Population-Groups, Nollaig O Muraile, in Seanchas:Studies in Early and Medieval Irish Archaeology, History and Literature in Honour of Francis John Byrne, pp. 156–174. Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2000.