Uí Fiachrach Muaidhe

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The Uí Fiachrach Muaidhe were a branch of the Uí Fiachrach dynasty of the Connachta in medieval Ireland. They were centred on the Moy River valley of modern-day County Mayo, Republic of Ireland. At its largest extent, their territory, Tír Fhíacrach Múaidhe (now in County Sligo) included the territories of Irrus Domnann and Tír Amhlaidh now in County Mayo.[1] This branch of the Ui Fiachrach was descended from Fiachnae, a brother of Ailill Molt (died 484), high king of Ireland.[2] Later their chief sept was the Ó Dubhda (O'Dowd), princes at Carn Amalgaidh, near Killala, County Mayo.[1]

They provided some Kings of Connacht, including:[3]

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  1. ^ a b Ireland's history in Maps
  2. ^ Francis J.Byrne, Irish Kings and High-Kings, Table 18
  3. ^ Byrne, Table 18 with dates per The Chronology of the Irish Annals, Daniel P. McCarthy

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