Murdeach Tireach mac Fiachu, 122nd Ard Rí na h'Éireann (c.261 - c.326) MP

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Nicknames: "Murdeach Tireach"
Birthplace: Meath, Ireland
Death: Died in Ireland?
Occupation: 122nd High King of Ireland, King of Connaught, 122nd Monarch of Ireland
Managed by: Esther ROWE Irish
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About Murdeach Tireach mac Fiachu, 122nd Ard Rí na h'Éireann

born: 261 173 251

died: 326 226 356

Muiredach Tirech, son of Fiacha Sraibhtine, was a legendary High King of Ireland of the 4th century. He gained power by exiling the three Collas, who had killed his father. The Collas later returned and tried to provoke him into trying to kill them. When he didn't, they entered his service and led his armies. He was overthrown by Cáelbad. “In the beginning of the fourth century, Muiredeach Tireach, High-King of Ireland, directed his nephews, the three Collas, to face north and win sword land for themselves. On the ruins of the old kingdom of Uladh they founded a new kingdom -- of Oirghialla -- which was henceforth for nearly a thousand years to play an important part in the history of Northern Ireland, and which was possessed afterwards by their descendants, the MacMahons, O'Hanlons, O'Carrolls, and Maguires.” Story of the Irish Race, Seamus MacManus

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muiredach_T%C3%ADrech

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Based on merged profiles,

Birth Date circa 173, 261, 275

-SPF -------------------- From http://www.rpi.edu/~holmes/Hobbies/Genealogy/ps10/ps10_315.htm

son of Fiacha Srabhteine; m. Muirion, dau. of Fiachadh, King of Ulster; and having, in A.D. 326, fought and defeated Colla Uais, and banished him and his two brothers into Scotland, regained his father's Throne, which he kept as the 122nd Monarch for 30 years.

Part III, Chapter IV of Irish Pedigrees, by John O'Hart, published 1892, pages 351-9, 664-8 and 708-9. -------------------- King of Ireland -------------------- 73. MUIREADHACH TIREACH, SON OF FIACHADH SREABHTHUINE, 123RD KING OF IRELAND, A.D. 319-352. WHO DEFEATED THE COLLAS AND BANISHED THEM INTO SCOTLAND.

122 E Muireadhach Tireach

111.

(Muireadeach (II) Tirech MacFiachach aka Muireadhach Tireach)

327–356 Joyce: 331 Muireadach Tireach, Muiredach Tírech, Murdeach Tireach, Muredach Tirech, Moiready Tireach. Son of Fiacha Srabhteine #120, and father of Eochaidh Muighmheadhoin #124. Fought and defeated Colla Uais in 326 after four years' reign. "M356.1 After Muireadhach Tireach had been thirty years in the sovereignty of Ireland, he was slain in 356 by Caelbhadh #123, son of Crunn Badhrai [Cóelbad mc Cruind Ba Druí ¶707], King of Uladh, at Portrigh, over Dabhall." 

-------------------- Muiredach Tirech, son of Fiacha Sraibhtine, was a legendary high king of Ireland of the fourth century. He gained power by exiling the three Collas, who had killed his father. The Collas later returned and tried to provoke him into trying to kill them. When he didn't, they entered his service and led his armies. He was overthrown by Cáelbad. “In the beginning of the fourth century, Muiredeach Tireach, high king of Ireland, directed his nephews, the three Collas, to face north and win sword land for themselves. On the ruins of the old kingdom of Uladh they founded a new kingdom — of Oirghialla — which was henceforth for nearly a thousand years to play an important part in the history of Northern Ireland, and which was possessed afterwards by their descendants, the MacMahons, O'Hanlons, O'Carrolls, and Maguires.” Story of the Irish Race, Seumus MacManus

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